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Meaning of ford

ford

Pronunciation: (fôrd, fōrd), [key]
— n.
  1. a place where a river or other body of water is shallow enough to be crossed by wading.
—v.t.
  1. to cross (a river, stream, etc.) at a ford.

Ford

Pronunciation: (fôrd, fōrd), [key]
— n.
  1. (Ford Madox Hueffer), 1873–1939, English novelist, poet, critic, and editor.
  2. (Leslie Lynch King, Jr.), born 1913, U.S. political leader: congressman 1948–73; vice president 1973–74; 38th president of the U.S. 1974–77.
  3. 1873–1963, U.S. historian, educator, and editor.
  4. 1863–1947, U.S. automobile manufacturer.
  5. 1586?–c1640, English playwright.
  6. (Sean O'Feeney), 1895–1973, U.S. film director.
  7. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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