Waterford

[ waw-ter-ferd, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tər fərd, ˈwɒt ər- /
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noun

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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Waterford

/ (ˈwɔːtəfəd) /

noun

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

Waterford

city in southeastern Ireland; 1783 in reference to a type of glassware manufactured there.

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