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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 November 2019.

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