Hereford

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

Definition of Hereford

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

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First Known Use of Hereford

1805, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hereford

after hereford, county in England

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The first known use of Hereford was in 1805

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“Hereford.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hereford. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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Hereford geographical name

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

Definition of Hereford

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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