Gamaliel, 1863–1932, U.S. biographer and novelist.
Roark [rawrk, rohrk], /rɔrk, roʊrk/, 1896–1948, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
William, 1590–1657, Pilgrim settler: second governor of Plymouth Colony 1621–56.
William, 1663–1752, American printer, born in England.
a city in West Yorkshire, in N England.
a city in N Pennsylvania.
a male given name.
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How to use Bradford in a sentence
She got into climbing after meeting her husband, Bradford, at the New England Museum of Natural History in Boston in 1939.
Bradford appears to dislike Highsmith, characterizing her as a sexual predator and repetitively referring to her “self-loathing.”Patricia Highsmith’s sordid search for inspiration | Wendy Smith | January 20, 2021 | Washington Post
In 1952, with a Red Scare rising, the historian Samuel Eliot Morison edited Bradford’s book.How America Keeps Adapting the Story of the Pilgrims at Plymouth to Match the Story We Need to Tell | Peter C. Mancall | December 17, 2020 | Time
Bradford’s version of events emphasized the Pilgrim’s struggles, which he interpreted through a biblical lens.How America Keeps Adapting the Story of the Pilgrims at Plymouth to Match the Story We Need to Tell | Peter C. Mancall | December 17, 2020 | Time
Members of both parties took issue with some of the finer points in the bill and urged Bradford to make clarifications as it headed to the Assembly floor.Sacramento Report: Jones, COVID-19 and the Irony of Remote Voting | Sara Libby and Jesse Marx | August 28, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
George Galloway, a member of British parliament who represents Bradford West, is famous for a great many things.The Most Insane Antics of George Galloway, Britain’s Purring, Dictator-Loving MP | Gideon Resnick | August 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Kaitlyn Bradford, 20, took time in between classes at New York University to experience the attraction with her roommates.Yayoi Kusama’s “Infinity Mirrored Room” Madness Takes Manhattan | Justin Jones | December 6, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Punch was named publisher and as his first act fired Amory Bradford.
George Galloway has returned to Parliament, winning a by-election in Bradford, Yorkshire.
"If you're going to tap the classics, you better bring it," Bradford said.
Thomas Bradford, the oldest master printer in America, died at Philadelphia, aged 94.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
His eyes sought the ground, then wandered toward Bradford, who studiously avoided the look.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
"I'm sorry for our mysterious friends," said Mr. Bradford, as he finished pitching the large tent.
Following the east shore of the river, they came to the mouth of the creek whose headwaters Mr. Bradford had explored.
Mr. Bradford looked anxiously out over the storm-swept expanse.
British Dictionary definitions for Bradford
an industrial city in N England, in Bradford unitary authority, West Yorkshire: a centre of the woollen industry from the 14th century and of the worsted trade from the 18th century; university (1966). Pop: 293 717 (2001)
a unitary authority in West Yorkshire. Pop: 477 800 (2003 est). Area: 370 sq km (143 sq miles)
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