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Hereford

(hûr`fərd), city (1990 pop. 14,745), seat of Deaf Smith co., N Tex., in the Panhandle; inc. 1906. Livestock is raised in Hereford, and cattle feeding is an important industry, along with meatpacking and sugar refining. Vegetables, sugar beets, sunflowers, and grains are grown on irrigated farms in the semiarid plains.

Hereford

(hĕr`əfərd), town (1991 pop. 48,277), Herefordshire, W central England. Hereford is a cattle-market town, from which the cattle breed takes its name. Industries include food processing, brewing, and light manufacturing. At its cathedral, which probably dates from the 11th cent., the Festival of the Three Choirs is held every third year. (In the other years it is held at GloucesterGloucester
, city (1991 pop. 106,526) and district, Gloucestershire, W central England, on the Severn River. Manufactures in Gloucester include aircraft components, agricultural machinery, railroad equipment, and processed foods.
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 or WorcesterWorcester
, city (1991 pop. 75,466) and district, Worcestershire, W central England, on the Severn River. The making of porcelain, gloves, and sauces are long-established industries; metal goods and machines are also manufactured. The site became a bishopric c.680.
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.) The nearby White Cross commemorates the termination of the great plague in the mid-14th cent. A grammar school was founded there in the 14th cent. Hereford was the birthplace of Nell GwynGwyn or Gwynn, Nell
(Eleanor Gwyn), 1650–87, English actress. Once an orange-seller at the Theatre Royal, she became a member of Killigrew's company, making her debut there in 1665.
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, mistress of Charles II, and the stage actor David GarrickGarrick, David,
1717–79, English actor, manager, and dramatist. He was indisputably the greatest English actor of the 18th cent., and his friendships with Diderot, Samuel Johnson, Oliver Goldsmith, and other notables who made up "The Club" resulted in detailed records of
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Hereford

 

a city and administrative district in Great Britain, in the county of Hereford and Worcester. Population, 47,000 (1973). Hereford has enterprises of the food-processing and machine-building industries.

Hereford

1. a city in W England, in Herefordshire on the River Wye: trading centre for agricultural produce; cathedral (begun 1079). Pop.: 56 373 (2001)
2. a hardy breed of beef cattle characterized by a red body, red and white head, and white markings
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Hereford then had a great chance to equalise when they were awarded a penalty after Finn was tripped in the box.
Last year's spring sale at Hereford was a record breaker with a record bull average set at PS4,321.15, topping at 8,200gns for Romany 1 Poseidon BL P5 from JRB Wilson and sons, Kelso.
Horse racing at Hereford dates back more than two centuries and a notice of forthcoming races appeared in the Hereford Journal on July 18, 1771.
The club's majority shareholder, Alan McCarthy, had been charged with acting as an officer of Hereford without written confirmation from the FA to do so.
Each year David & Kate have a "farmer's holiday" based around a Hereford cattle sale and last year they decided to visit Northern Ireland with good friends and fellow Hereford breeders Tom and Di Harrison of Moralee Herefords.
Wall was allowed to much space to get his shot away but Hereford keeper Rhys Evans seemed slow to react as the ball came through a crowd of players.
Hereford, beginning with his childhood and medical career and then, painfully, to problems with the Medical Board in Montgomery.
Whatever the outcome of today's meeting, there will not be any racing at Hereford next year and there has been disquiet voiced that its fixtures - and those of Folkestone - could be moved so easily to other venues owned or run by Arc, the group formed by the merger of Northern Racing and Arena Leisure.
"I was not pretty but it was fantastic to get a result," said Hereford manager Jamie Pitman.
Hereford's Sean Canham gave the League Two basement club a shock 14th-minute lead but went from hero to zero when he was redcarded for fouling Justin Richards in the box.
The Southend gaffer said: "It was a strange game as I think we have played better in the last two games than we did against Hereford and we lost both of them."
The competition on the day was pretty fierce as the Sutton-based school's houses of Hereford, who were the defending champions, York, Lincoln and Gloucester battled it out for the crown.

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