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  • proper noun A midland county of England, county town Bedford, bounded by Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
  • proper noun UK, slang Bed.

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Examples

  • You must not expect me in Bedfordshire, And yet should you realy be induced or have allready agree'd to stay till tomorrow week, of course I should find you there if I come; And thinking that you may not be there, I will before starting for home on either road, write to Mr Weston.

    Letter 253

  • By 1811 he was forced by poverty to retire from London to the village of Shefford in Bedfordshire, where he could live more cheaply but whence it was harder to maintain his literary connections.

    Introduction: Tim Fulford

  • No, it was the first visit of their cameras to a dog track in Bedfordshire so obscure it lacks even a page on Wikipedia.

    Sky puts a new spin on going to the dogs

  • Suppiah and her two sons, aged one and 11, were taken to Yarl's Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire in February and detained for 17 days.

    Child detention in immigration centres faces legal challenge

  • Testament to the success of the grander ones are places like Woburn in Bedfordshire, Goodwood in Sussex, Lowther in Cumbria and Chatsworth in Derbyshire, all of which still house the founding families, estate workers and rural enterprises.

    A Renaissance of Landed Estates

  • He was then posted to a desk job as an intelligence analyst at the USAF base at RAF Chicksands in Bedfordshire,

    Bill English

  • Jonathan Pinnock was born in Bedfordshire, and – despite having so far visited over forty other countries – has failed to relocate any further away than the next-door and equally unexceptional county of Hertfordshire.

    What Would Dickens Have Done?

  • Jonathan Pinnock was born in Bedfordshire, England, and — despite having so far visited over forty other countries — has failed to relocate any further away than the next-door county of Hertfordshire.

    HIDDEN SHALLOWS • by Jonathan Pinnock

  • There are stunning examples - the landmark towers of Ravensden in Bedfordshire, the Wellsian science fiction Mappleton out on the Plain of Holderness.

    Water Marks

  • Jonathan Pinnock was born in Bedfordshire, England, and – despite having so far visited over forty other countries – has failed to relocate any further away than the next-door county of Hertfordshire.

    COCK UP • by Jonathan Pinnock

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