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Nuffield

noun
  1. William Richard Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield. 1877–1963, English motorcar manufacturer and philanthropist. He endowed Nuffield College at Oxford (1937) and the Nuffield Foundation (1943), a charitable trust for the furtherance of medicine and education
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  • In 1719 Nuffield on the site of modern Manchester was founded.

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