Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of north-central England west of Leeds, historically noted for its worsted mills.
  • English colonist in America. A signer of the Mayflower Compact and a settler of Plymouth Plantation, he was elected governor for 30 one-year terms and led the colony through its difficult early years.
  • English-born American colonial printer whose press produced the first American Book of Common Prayer (1710), New York City's first newspaper (1725), and numerous other items.

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  • proper noun A town in West Yorkshire, England.
  • proper noun A habitational surname.
  • proper noun A male given name derived from the surname, of mostly American usage.

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  • noun United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752)

Etymologies

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Various place names in England, from Old English brād "broad" + ford "ford".

Examples

  • BRADFORD (AP) - Vermont State Police say a 15-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome has been reported missing in Bradford.

    TimesArgus.com: Barre/Montpelier Region

  • BRADFORD - Nine police officers executed a search warrant at a Huntington Terrace apartment in Bradford early Sunday morning and found cocaine, marijuana anda variety of prescription drugs, according to a state police news release.

    TimesArgus.com: Barre/Montpelier Region

  • BRADFORD (AP) - Vermont State Police say a 15-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome has been reported missing in Bradford.

    TimesArgus.com: Barre/Montpelier Region

  • BRADFORD - White County authorities say no foul play is suspected in the death of a Louisiana man who was found near Bradford.

    Arkansas Online stories

  • BRADFORD - Nine police officers executed a search warrant at a Huntington Terrace apartment in Bradford early Sunday morning and found cocaine, marijuana anda variety of prescription drugs, according to a state police news release.

    TimesArgus.com: Barre/Montpelier Region

  • BRADFORD (AP) - Vermont State Police say a 15-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome has been reported missing in Bradford.

    TimesArgus.com: Barre/Montpelier Region

  • BRADFORD, England, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Authorities in Bradford, England, said a police dog named Vader only broke a toenail after plunging 50 feet to a concrete floor.

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  • A truck with the name Bradford, a department store in Syracuse where my mother once took me to shop, rolled through the green light and picked up speed as it gained the hill.

    All The Roads That Lead From Home

  • And, if you like, I can work with your example: I believe that the message I receive from 'Bradford' is indeed a product of choice.

    Aiguy's Computer

  • And, if you like, I can work with your example: I believe that the message I receive from 'Bradford' is indeed a product of choice.

    Aiguy's Computer

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