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[il-ferd] /ˈɪl fərd/
a former borough in SE England, now part of Redbridge, Greater London. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • On the twenty-fifth Isaac Rickman lay dead in his villa at Ilford.

    The Divine Fire May Sinclair
  • I was near to Ilford and I could go to see Isabel every day.

  • Although Ilford is a long way off I can go there every day, can't I'!

  • She was a Mrs. Oliver, and she lived at Ilford, which was at the other end of London and quite on the edge of the country.

  • The bridge, without a word of warning, had bolted—was probably by this time well on its way to Ilford.

    Paul Kelver Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
  • In my ignorance and simplicity this captured me completely, so I replied at once saying I would take baby to Ilford the next day.

  • I found the publican from Ilford aboard—he was taking a trip to Sydney.

    Children of the Bush Henry Lawson
  • I was hardly conscious of what happened next—hardly aware of passing through the streets to Ilford.

  • I set the thought of Ilford, on the edge of the country, with its green fields and its flowers.

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