Stafford
geographical name town W central England capital of Staffordshire population 117,000

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Stafford — Stafford, OH U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 86 Housing Units (2000): 42 Land area (2000): 0.338183 sq. miles (0.875889 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.338183 sq. miles (0.875889 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Stafford — (Stäfförd), mittelenglische, sehr fruchtbare Grafschaft, in den Moorlandshills reich an Steinkohlen u. Eisen, hat auch guten Töpferthon (Wedgewoodgeschirr), beträchtliche Industrie, auf 531/2 QM. 630000 E. Die Hauptstadt S., mit Kanal u.… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Stafford — Stafford, 1) altertümliche Hauptstadt (municipal borough) von Staffordshire (England), am Sow, der sich dicht bei der Stadt mit dem Trent vereinigt, hat 2 alte Kirchen, eine alte Grafschaftshalle (Shire Hall), ein neues Grafschaftshaus, ein… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Stafford — (spr. stäff rd), Grafschaft in Mittelengland, 3033 qkm, (1901) 1.234.382 E.; reich an Kohlen, Eisen, Kupfer, Kalkstein und Töpferton. – Die Hauptstadt S., am Sow und am Grand Trunk Kanal, 20.894 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Stafford — m English: transferred use of the aristocratic surname, which originated as a local name from any of various places, so called from Old English staò landing place + ford ford, most notably the county town of Staffordshire. This was the surname of …   First names dictionary

  • Stafford — town in England, mid 11c., Stæfford, lit. ford by a landing place, from O.E. stæð + ford. County town of Staffordshire, which, as a name for a type of earthenware and porcelain made there is attested from 1765 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Stafford — [staf′ərd] 1. county seat of Staffordshire, WC England: county district pop. 118,000 2. STAFFORDSHIRE …   English World dictionary

  • Stafford — This article is about the town of Stafford, England. For the larger local government district see Borough of Stafford. For other uses, see Stafford (disambiguation) infobox UK place country = England official name= Stafford latitude= 52.8066… …   Wikipedia

  • Stafford — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Localités 1.1 Afrique du Sud 1.2 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stafford — 52.804722222222 2.1163888888889 Koordinaten: 52° 48′ N, 2° 7′ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stafford — /staf euhrd/, n. 1. Jean, 1915 79, U.S. novelist and short story writer. 2. Sir Edward William, 1819 1901, New Zealand political leader, born in Scotland: prime minister 1856 61, 1865 69, 1872. 3. a city in and the county seat of Staffordshire,… …   Universalium

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