Hereford

noun
Her·​e·​ford | \ ˈhər-fərd How to pronounce Hereford (audio) , sometimes ˈher-ə- How to pronounce Hereford (audio) \

Definition of Hereford

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: any of a breed of hardy red-coated beef cattle of English origin with white faces and markings

Hereford

geographical name
Her·​e·​ford | \ ˈher-ə-fərd How to pronounce Hereford (audio) , US also ˈhər-fərd \

Definition of Hereford (Entry 2 of 2)

1 or Herefordshire \ ˈher-​ə-​fərd-​ˌshir How to pronounce Hereford (audio) , -​shər \ county of western England on the border with Wales
2 town in Herefordshire, western England population 49,800

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Hereford

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First Known Use of Hereford

Noun

1805, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hereford

Noun

after hereford, county in England

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“Hereford.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hereford. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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