Definition of Watford in English:

Watford

Line breaks: Wat|ford
Pronunciation: /ˈwɒtfəd
 
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  • A town in Hertfordshire, SE England; population 121,300 (est. 2009).

Phrases

north of Watford

informal Used to refer to any part of England that is north of London, typically considered as remote or out of touch with the latest news and developments: all you metropolitan folk who think it’s just darkness and barbarism north of Watford, think again
More example sentences
  • The BBC have a massive web presence which even extends north of Watford.
  • To listen to some people, you would think they had never heard of nightclubs north of Watford.
  • Let us hope the permit will be road rally one otherwise nobody north of Watford will bother turning up!

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