- a county in Munster province, in the S Republic of Ireland. 710 sq. mi. (1840 sq. km).
- its county seat: a seaport.
- a town in SE Connecticut.
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Examples from the Web for waterford
Amid the ruins of the house some things had escaped any harm: a Waterford crystal glass fruit bowl and the telephone.Life Under Air Strikes: Children Under Fire Will Never Forget — or Forgive
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The Corporation of Waterford has refused to recognise "Summer" time.
At the peace he went to England, and died at Waterford, Ireland, in 1788.Tea Leaves
"All right, Phil; hoist the jib," said Mr. Waterford, as soon as we were out of the river.
I always sail Sundays, and I expect to race with Waterford to-morrow.
"It is half past eleven, Phil," said Mr. Waterford, consulting his watch.
- a county of S Republic of Ireland, in Munster province on the Atlantic: mountainous in the centre and in the northwest County town: Waterford. Pop: 101 546 (2002). Area: 1838 sq km (710 sq miles)
- a port in S Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Waterford: famous glass industry; fishing. Pop: 44 594 (2002)
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Word Origin and History for waterford
city in southeastern Ireland; 1783 in reference to a type of glassware manufactured there.
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