Stratfordian

noun
Strat·​for·​dian | \ stratˈfōrdēən \
plural -s

Definition of Stratfordian

1a : a native or resident of Stratford-upon-Avon, England
b : a native or resident of Stratford, Ontario
2 : one who believes that William Shakespeare was the author of the dramatic works usually attributed to him

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History and Etymology for Stratfordian

Stratford on Avon, municipal borough of central England and birthplace of William Shakespeare, or Stratford, city of southeast Ontario + English -ian

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“Stratfordian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stratfordian. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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