Fargo definition by Webster's New World
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city in E N.Dak., on the Red River of the North: pop. 91,000
Origin: after W. G. Fargo, of Wells, Fargo and amp; Co., express shippers
Fargo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of eastern North Dakota on the Red River east of Bismarck. Founded with the coming of the railroad in 1871, it is the largest city in the state. Population: 90,100.
, William George 1818-1881.
American transportation pioneer who organized the American Express Company (1850) and Wells, Fargo and Company (1852) to provide safe, swift transcontinental express service.