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  1. Staffordnoun

    The county town of Staffordshire; several other places of the same name

  2. Staffordnoun

    An English habitational surname from the placename


  1. Stafford

    Stafford is the county town of Staffordshire, in the West Midlands region of England. It lies approximately 16 miles north of Wolverhampton and 18 miles south of Stoke-on-Trent, adjacent to the M6 motorway Junction 13 to Junction 14. The population of Stafford was given in the 2001 census as 63,681, with that of the wider borough of Stafford as 122,000, making Stafford the fourth largest settlement in the Ceremonial county, after Stoke-on-Trent, Tamworth and Newcastle-under-Lyme.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Stafford

    county town of Staffordshire, on the Sow, 29 m. NNW. of Birmingham; has two fine old churches, St. Mary's and St. Chad's, interesting architecturally, King Edward's grammar school, and Stafford Castle finely situated on the outskirts; is an important railway centre, and noted for its boot and shoe manufactures.

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  1. stafford

    A town of England, in Staffordshire, 123 miles northwest by west from London. In the civil war of the 17th century, it was occupied by the king’s forces, after the capture of Lichfield by their adversaries. An indecisive battle was fought at Hopton Heath, in the vicinity, in 1643, and at a later period the town was taken by the Roundheads, under Sir William Brereton. The castle was also taken shortly after, and at the close of the war was entirely demolished.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Stafford

    The county town of the shire derived this name from the ancient mode of fording the River Sow, upon which it stands, by means of staves or stilts.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stafford in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stafford in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Stafford in a Sentence

  1. Kelly Hannon:

    Crews continue to work intensely to tow vehicles that are stuck and blocking the interstate near mile markers 136 in Stafford County, and then plow and treat the interstate to prevent follow-on crashes, this is also occurring where traffic remains stopped on Interstate 95 northbound at mile marker 117 in Spotsylvania County.

  2. Cathy Mardis:

    I want Stafford and Greenhouse Jr. to get what they deserve. I want justice.

  3. Kelly Hannon:

    We know people have been stopped for extraordinary time periods leading up to these closure areas, but we are clearing trucks one by one to break through this blockage, and we will get to each driver and restore traffic flow, crews continue to work intensely to tow vehicles that are stuck and blocking the interstate near mile markers 136 in Stafford County, and then plow and treat the interstate to prevent follow-on crashes.

  4. President Donald Trump:

    I worked very closely with Governor Cuomo, and this is the first time in our nations history that a president used the Stafford Act to declare a major disaster response to a public health crisis, never happened before. Im considering other areas where we may or may not be doing that.

  5. Matthew Stafford:

    Kamara accounted for 83 yards on the ground and a seventh TD this season. Latavius Murray had 64 yards rushing and two scores. COMING UP SHORT Stafford was 17 of 31 for 206 yards with three TDs and an interception on a pass intended for Hockenson in the end zone late in the first half. I wish I wouldve thrown it a couple yards further.

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