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Hertford

[hahr-ferd, hahrt-ferd] /ˈhɑr fərd, ˈhɑrt fərd/
noun
1.
a city in and the county seat of Hertfordshire, in SE England.
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  • It was Colonel Hertford's, numbering about three hundred men, some of whom were wounded.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Nor are you to carry any written message to Colonel Hertford.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Hertford's six hundred horse were a welcome addition to any army.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • An aide arrived with an order to Hertford, and then he loosed his eager cavalry.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Hertford and his cavalry were thrown off, merely to return anew to the charge.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • "I'm going back to my flat, and afterwards to Hertford," he said.

    The Daffodil Mystery

    Edgar Wallace
  • He had made no definite plan as to what line he should pursue after he reached Hertford.

    The Daffodil Mystery

    Edgar Wallace
  • Who the deuce is that eccentric-looking creature with the Marquis of Hertford?

    The English Spy Bernard Blackmantle
  • Hertford had twice been called in to retrieve Surrey's military blunders.

    Henry VIII. A. F. Pollard
  • She dates a charter from Hertford Castle, December 1st, 1348.

    In Convent Walls Emily Sarah Holt
British Dictionary definitions for Hertford

Hertford

/ˈhɑːtfəd/
noun
1.
a town in SE England, administrative centre of Hertfordshire. Pop: 24 460 (2001)
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