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Bradford, William

Syllabification: Brad·ford, William
Pronunciation: /ˈbradfərd
 
/

Definition of Bradford, William in English:

( 1590–1657), American religious and colonial leader. He was a signer of the Mayflower Compact in 1620 and governor of Plymouth Colony sporadically from 1621 until 1656 (1621–32, 1635, 1637, 1639–43, 1645–56).

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