A city of southwest Connecticut on Long Island Sound and the New York border. Settled in 1641, it became a major commercial center in the latter half of the 1900s when many corporations relocated here from New York City.
(place) City in SW Conn.
Stamford Sentence Examples
Tostig's banishment led to the invasion of Harold Hardrada, king of Norway, and the battle of Stamford Bridge, in which both perished.
In April they met in arms at Stamford, and as soon as the truce had expired they marched to Brackley, where they met the royal ministers and again presented their demands.
In 1858 he resumed this office in Lord Derby's second administration, being returned to the House of Commons as member for Stamford.
In1643-1644the colony was expanded into the New Haven Jurisdiction, embracing the towns of New Haven, Guilford, Milford, Stamford and Branford in Connecticut, and, on Long Island, Southold; but this "Jurisdiction" was dissolved in 1664, and all these towns (except Southold) passed under the jurisdiction of Connecticut, according to the Connecticut charter of 1662.
The latter is a diary of events kept during Sir Stamford Raffles' administration by his Malay scribe.