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Strat·ford

 (străt′fərd)
A city of southern Ontario, Canada, west of Toronto. It is known for its annual Shakespeare festival.
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Strat•ford

(ˈstræt fərd)

n.
1. a town in SW Connecticut. 50,541.
2. a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada: summer Shakespeare festival. 25,657.
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He was still wild, and being caught once more in stealing game he left Stratford and went to London.
In his early manhood, apparently between 1586 and 1588, Shakspere left Stratford to seek his fortune in London.
He early began to devote attention to paying the debts of his father, who lived until 1601, and restoring the fortunes of his family in Stratford. The death of his only son, Hamnet, in 1596, must have been a severe blow to him, but he obtained from the Heralds' College the grant of a family coat of arms, which secured the position of the family as gentlefolks; in 1597 he purchased New Place, the largest house in Stratford; and later on he acquired other large property rights there.
She went by mistake to Stratford-on-Avon, finding Stratford set down in her list of places, and then she was told she had come a long way out of the right road.
From Coventry he arrived at Daventry, from Daventry at Stratford, and from Stratford at Dunstable, whither he came the next day a little after noon, and within a few hours after Sophia had left it; and though he was obliged to stay here longer than he wished, while a smith, with great deliberation, shoed the post-horse he was to ride, he doubted not but to overtake his Sophia before she should set out from St Albans; at which place he concluded, and very reasonably, that his lordship would stop and dine.
LOUGHBOROUGH TOWN MEN'S 2ND XI 0 STRATFORD MEN'S 1ST XI 5 ON THE back of a run of difficult games, Loughborough Men's 2s played host to top of the league Stratford 1s.
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Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford) applauded the authorization and allocation of state bonds for local economic redevelopment projects in Shelton, Seymour and Stratford.
At Stratford Road Baptist Church and the former Hubb Community Arts Centre building (adjacent to the Aldi car park in Sparkbrook).
The Guild and Guild Buildings of Shakespeare's Stratford: Society, Religion, School and Stage.

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