Share this entry

Share this page

Telford, Thomas

Syllabification: Tel·ford, Thomas
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈtelfərd/

Definition of Telford, Thomas in English:

( 1757–1834), Scottish civil engineer. He built hundreds of miles of roads, more than a thousand bridges, and some canals, including the Caledonian Canal across Scotland that opened in 1822.

Definition of Telford, Thomas in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing