There are 2 main definitions of Hereford in English:


Line breaks: Here|ford
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛrɪfəd/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

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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There are 2 main definitions of Hereford in English:


Syllabification: Her·e·ford
Pronunciation: /ˈhərfərd, ˈherə-


An animal of a breed of red and white beef cattle.
More 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.


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

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