/ (ˈstrɛtfəd) /

  1. an industrial town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 42 103 (2001)

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How to use Stretford in a sentence

  • While this was in progress, another and more important attack was being made on Stretford.

  • Russian shells bursting in Stretford killed and injured large numbers of the defenders.

  • In a few minutes the whole distance had been run, and I heard the cry, "Out here for Stretford!"

    Lancashire Sketches | Edwin Waugh
  • The village folks call it the "Stretford Goose;" and it is not a bad substitute for that pleasant bird, as I found.

    Lancashire Sketches | Edwin Waugh
  • There was once an old church in Stretford, of very simple architecture, built and endowed by the Trafford family.

    Lancashire Sketches | Edwin Waugh