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  1. William George,1818–81, U.S. businessman: pioneered in express shipping and banking.
  2. a city in SE North Dakota.
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  • Mrs. Fargo is to take her home early, as she has not been very well.

  • Now State help is also received by the fair associations at Fargo and Minot.

  • Fargo is the only city in the State that manufactures other than agricultural products.

  • In November 1930 an unusual service was performed by the Fargo and Bismarck stations.

  • The trip from Fargo to Bismarck took about six days by wagon.

British Dictionary definitions for fargo


  1. William. 1818–81, US businessman: founded (1852) with Henry Wells the express mail service Wells, Fargo and Company
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