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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Stratford is a place name found in many English-speaking countries. It derives from the Old English words stræt (a street, more specifically a Roman road) and ford (a river-crossing). A variant of the name is "Stretford".

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Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010
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From Wikitravel

There is more than one place called Stratford:

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1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

STRATFORD, a city and port of entry of Ontario, Canada, and capital of Perth (disambiguation)|Perth county, situated 83 m. W.S.W. of Toronto by the Grand Trunk railway, on the Avon river. Pop. (1901), 9959. The repair and engineering shops of the railway, flour-, sawand woollen-mills, engine and agricultural implement works are the principal industries. A large export trade in cheese and other dairy and farm produce is carried on.


<< John De Stratford

Stratford Canning, viscount Stratford de Redcliffe >>


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

English

Etymology

Old English strǽt (road) + ford (ford).

Proper noun

Singular
Stratford

Plural
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Stratford

  1. The name of various cities, towns and boroughs in the USA, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. See the full list.
    This year, I'll be going to Stratford on holiday. I heard it's lovely in May.
  2. A habitational surname.

Simple English

Stratford is a city in London which is going to host the London Olympics 2012. Stratford is in the Borough of Newham.



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