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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southwest Connecticut on Long Island Sound southwest of New Haven. Founded in 1639, it was a shipbuilding center until the early 19th century. Today it is mainly residential with various light industries. Population: 53,300.

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  • proper n. A common town name, primarily within the British Isles and New England, often used for settlements with watermills built near fords.

Etymologies

mill +‎ ford (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • MILFORD 65, BROMFIELD 41: Senior guard Jimmy Ney scored 24 points and tied a school record with seven 3-pointers as visiting Milford defeated Bromfield n non-league action.

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  • MILFORD (FOX 19) -- A Milford city police officer has been suspended for 15 days for having an affair on the city's time with the city's mayor.

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  • MILFORD - Milford schools are opening later than usual, after Labor Day, because of school construction this year.

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  • MILFORD -- During a Tuesday joint operation targeting tobacco sellers, Milford police and the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services charged four out of 28 city businesses with selling cigarettes to youths under 18.

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  • MILFORD - Break in your walking shoes for the 20th annual Souhegan Valley Interfaith CROP Walk on Sunday, beginning and ending at St. Patrick's Church in Milford.

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  • MILFORD - An 18-year-old Milford man was arrested yesterday and charged with shoplifting by concealing merchandise, police said.

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  • TOWN OF MILFORD - Florence V. Sobrolske, 79, of the town of Milford, went to be with her heavenly father today, April 8, 2009, at the home of her daughter, Amy.

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  • The outages were limited to southern New Hampshire, according to company spokesperson Jill Wurm, and were remedied by around 12: 30 p. MILFORD - Northern Marble & Granite, one of the last granite businesses in Milford, has shut down.

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  • Europe's largest terminal for receiving giant tankers of liquefied natural gas officially opened yesterday in Milford Haven, against a backdrop of ample supplies and weak demand.

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  • "People have no idea that by 2012 their lights will be staying on because of liquid gas arriving in Milford Haven daily," Sir Jonathan Band, the First Sea Lord, reminded us in a recent interview.

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