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[wot-ferd] /ˈwɒt fərd/
a city in Hertfordshire, SE England, N of London. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Our entry into Watford was still more in the nature of a triumph.

    The Motor Pirate George Sidney Paternoster
  • I had Bacon with me as far as Watford yesterday, and very pleasant.

  • Towards Stanmore and Watford, a third, perhaps, of the grass remains to be cut.

    Rural Rides William Cobbett
  • It is miserable land from Stanmore to Watford, where we get into Hertfordshire.

    Rural Rides William Cobbett
  • He and Johnnie Goodall, now manager of Watford, made a great wing.

    Association Football John Cameron
  • Oxhey (2 miles S. from Watford) is a hamlet on the Middlesex border.

    Hertfordshire Herbert W Tompkins
  • Watford, a principal station, is within a mile of the town of that name, on the river Colne.

    Rides on Railways Samuel Sidney
  • Mr. Salton introduced Adam to Mr. Watford and his grand-daughters, and they all moved on together.

  • The ecclesiastical parish was formed seventy years ago from the parishes of Watford and St. Albans.

    Hertfordshire Herbert W Tompkins
British Dictionary definitions for Watford


a town in SE England, in SW Hertfordshire: light industries, services. Pop: 120 960 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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