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[hahr-ferd, hahrt-ferd] /ˈhɑr fərd, ˈhɑrt fərd/
a city in and the county seat of Hertfordshire, in SE England. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Colonel Hertford would bring no false news, and he could see with his own eyes that the storm was curving toward them.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • She dates a charter from Hertford Castle, December 1st, 1348.

    In Convent Walls Emily Sarah Holt
  • "I shouldn't be surprised if we found them gone in the morning," said Major Hertford to Dick.

    The Guns of Shiloh Joseph A. Altsheler
  • We heard nothing of him neither in Hertford nor in Hatfield.

    The Motor Pirate George Sidney Paternoster
  • The castles of Hertford and Berkhampstead were captured by the revolted barons.

    Hertfordshire Herbert W Tompkins
  • Nor are you to carry any written message to Colonel Hertford.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • It was born about three miles from here, at Hertford, and has never been anywhere but from one home to the other.

  • Hertford's six hundred horse were a welcome addition to any army.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • St Albans regained representation in 1553 and Hertford in 1623.

  • An aide arrived with an order to Hertford, and then he loosed his eager cavalry.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
British Dictionary definitions for Hertford


a town in SE England, administrative centre of Hertfordshire. Pop: 24 460 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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