Hereford Definition

hûrfərd, hĕrə-fərd
noun
Any of a breed of medium-sized beef cattle developed in Hereford, having a reddish body with a white face and belly.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
pronoun

A breed of cattle used for high-quality beef, see w:Hereford (cattle)

Wiktionary
Wiktionary
proper name
City in Hereford and Worcester, WC England, on the Wye.
Webster's New World

Former county of England (see Hereford and Worcester)

Webster's New World
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other
A city of western England northwest of Gloucester. It is noted for its medieval cathedral, which was begun in the 1100s.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Hereford

Noun

Singular:
Hereford
Plural:
herefords

Origin of Hereford

  • From Old English here (“army”), Welsh hewr (“fort or castle”), or Proto-Indo-European + Old English +‎ -ford

    From Wiktionary

  • After Hereford , a former county of western England

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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