Hereford

[ hur-ferd, her-uh- for 1, 2; her-uh-ferd for 3, 5; hur-ferd for 4 ]
/ ˈhɜr fərd, ˈhɛr ə- for 1, 2; ˈhɛr ə fərd for 3, 5; ˈhɜr fərd for 4 /

noun

one of an English breed of red beef cattle having a white face and white body markings.
one of an American breed of red hogs having white markings.
a city in Hereford and Worcester, in W England: cathedral.
a town in N Texas.

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Hereford
/ (ˈhɛrɪfəd) /

noun

a city in W England, in Herefordshire on the River Wye: trading centre for agricultural produce; cathedral (begun 1079). Pop: 56 373 (2001)
a hardy breed of beef cattle characterized by a red body, red and white head, and white markings
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