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  1. Stamford

    Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 122,643. As of July 1, 2012, according to the Census Bureau, the population of Stamford had risen to 125,109, making it the third largest city in the state and the seventh largest city in New England. Approximately 30 miles from Manhattan, Stamford is in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro area which is a part of the Greater New York metropolitan area. Stamford is home to four Fortune 500 Companies, nine Fortune 1000 Companies, and thirteen Courant 100 Companies, as well as numerous divisions of large corporations. This gives Stamford the largest financial district in New York Metro outside New York City itself and one of the largest concentrations of corporations in the nation.

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  1. Stamford

    an interesting old town, partly in Lincolnshire and partly in Northamptonshire, on the Welland, 12 m. WNW. of Peterborough; was one of the five Danish burghs, and is described in Domesday Book (q. v.); a massacre of Jews occurred here in 1140, and in Plantagenet times it was a place of ecclesiastical, parliamentary, and royal importance; figures in the Wars of the Roses and the Civil War of Charles I.'s time; has three fine Early English churches, a corn exchange, two handsome schools, Browne's Hospital, founded in Richard III.'s reign, and Burghley House, a noble specimen of Renaissance architecture; the Stamford Mercury (1695) is the earliest provincial newspaper; the district is mainly agricultural.

  2. Stamford

    a town of Connecticut, situated amid surrounding hills in Long Island Sound, 33 m. NE. of New York; is a summer resort, and has iron and bronze foundries, etc.

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  1. stamford

    An ancient town of England, in Lincolnshire, 12 miles northwest from Peterborough. The Britons and Saxons here defeated the Picts and Scots in 449. Many of the Jews of Stamford were slain, and the whole community plundered in 1190 by those who had enlisted for the Crusade.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stamford in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stamford in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  1. Linda Berkoff:

    He seems to have enough history in managing things ... and to me, that makes a difference, i’m really interested in someone who will manage the city without going to one side or the other. ... Think of all of us. You’re not a Democrat or you’re not a Republican. You’re the leader of Stamford. You’re the manager.

  2. Hackney Police:

    Ten individuals suffered minor injuries following large fire lit as part of local Jewish community celebration in Ravensdale Road, Stamford Hill, no criminal allegations reported. No serious injuries.

  3. Philip Glanville:

    I am deeply disappointed that events of this nature are still happening in Stamford Hill, despite the very grave pandemic situation we find ourselves in, and the number of lives that have already been lost in the Charedi community and across the borough, we will be meeting with the Rabbinate and our community partners over the coming days to see how we can prevent further incidents of this nature.

  4. Sam Galsworthy:

    I've always felt an emotional connection with Stamford Raffles because Stamford Raffles was my great, great, great, great, great grandfather, when I mentioned this to Nigel Moore [ Raffles' FB director ], I saw his face light up as I hoped it would. But I was blissfully unaware that 2015 would be the centenary of the Raffles Singapore Sling.

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