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telford

[tel-ferd] /ˈtɛl fərd/
adjective
1.
noting a form of road pavement composed of compacted and rolled stones of various sizes.
Origin of telford
1895-1900
1895-1900; after Thomas Telford (1757-1834), Scottish engineer
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Telford1

/ˈtɛlfəd/
noun
1.
a town in W central England, in Telford and Wrekin unitary authority, Shropshire: designated a new town in 1963. Pop: 138 241 (2001)

Telford2

/ˈtɛlfəd/
noun
1.
Thomas. 1757–1834, Scottish civil engineer, known esp for his roads and such bridges as the Menai suspension bridge (1825)
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