There are 2 main definitions of Hereford in English:

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Hereford 1

Pronunciation: /ˈhɛrɪfəd/

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A city in west central England, administrative centre of the county of Herefordshire, on the River Wye; population 55,300 (est. 2009).

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Line breaks: Here|ford

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There are 2 main definitions of Hereford in English:

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Hereford 2

Pronunciation: /ˈhərfərd/ /ˈherə-/

noun

An animal of a breed of red and white beef cattle.
Example sentences
  • By 1920 pure or mixed Herefords and shorthorns accounted for more than a third of the eight and a half million cattle in the region, and Rambouillets and Lincolns made up a significant share of the four and a half million sheet.
  • In 1909, Marsh concluded that Aberdeen Angus cattle were more inclined to consume locoweed than were Herefords.
  • A handful of breeders insist there are now only half a dozen herds of thoroughbred Herefords left in Australia.

Origin

Early 19th century: named after Hereford, England, where it originated.

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Syllabification: Her·e·ford

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