Definition of Telford, Thomas in English:

Share this entry

Telford, Thomas

Pronunciation:
/ˈtelfərd/
(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.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Tel·ford, Thomas

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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