a city in central California.
a locality in SE Washington, on the Columbia River: site of an atomic energy plant (Hanford Works ).
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How to use Hanford in a sentence
The local clinic had referred her to an obstetrician in Hanford, a 30-minute drive away.Babies Are Dying of Syphilis. It’s 100% Preventable. | by Caroline Chen, photography by Talia Herman, special to ProPublica | November 1, 2021 | ProPublica
Temperatures will tick upward in the coming days, reaching 103 degrees in Hanford on Monday and 100 in Redding.Yet another major heat wave is set to roast the western U.S. and Canada by the weekend | Matthew Cappucci | July 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Records in Hanford date to 1899, and show that highs of 110 degrees or greater have occurred on four or more consecutive days on only five occasions.Severe heat wave builds across Western U.S. after nation’s hottest June on record | Matthew Cappucci, Jason Samenow | July 9, 2021 | Washington Post
There are 200 square miles of contaminated groundwater under Hanford.
To people unfamiliar with Hanford, this might sound mildly apocalyptic.
Modern Hanford is not as quaint or as permanent as the B-Reactor.
Hanford offers everything a storyteller could want,” said the narrator, including “intrigue” and “patriotism.
Over the last 20 years, Hanford has also become something else: a tourist destination.
Josh said that when we got to a place where the path suddenly went down we were almost over the cabin where Jude Hanford lives.The Carter Girls' Week-End Camp | Nell Speed
Near him sat a thick-set grizzled man, with deep eyes; and this was Hanford Owens, county judge.The Rustlers of Pecos County | Zane Grey
Mr. Temple, General Marriott, and Mr. Hanford were the only dissentients.Worcestershire in the Nineteenth Century | T. C. Turberville
I thought you answered Miss Hanford's last letter yesterday.Dick Hamilton's Football Team | Howard R. Garis
His stage had been behind time in leaving Hanford, and as a consequence I had beaten him to the Pasco landing by ten minutes.Down the Columbia | Lewis R. Freeman