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From Middle English Bedforde, Bedeford, from Old English Bedaford, Bedanford, equivalent to Bede's +‎ -ford.


  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɛdfəd/
  • Hyphenation: Bed‧ford

Proper noun[edit]


  1. The county town of Bedfordshire, England.
  2. A truck formerly manufactured by the Bedford company, a subsidiary company of Vauxhall Motors.
  3. A city in Indiana, USA, and the county seat of Lawrence County.
  4. A small city in Iowa, USA, and the county seat of Taylor County.
  5. A small city in Kentucky, USA, and the county seat of Trimble County.
  6. A town in Massachusetts Commonwealth.
  7. A town in New Hampshire State.
  8. Extremely affluent Westchester County town in New York State.
  9. A community in Nova Scotia, Canada.
  10. A city in Ohio State.
  11. A borough in Pennsylvania, USA, and county seat of Bedford County.
  12. A city and township in Quebec, Canada.
  13. A town in Eastern Cape, South Africa.
  14. A city in Texas State.
  15. A town in Virginia, USA, and county seat of Bedford County.
  16. A census-designated place in Wyoming State.
  17. An English dukedom.

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