Telford

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Etymology[edit]

Named after Thomas Telford, a famous civil engineer.

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Telford

  1. A new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and the ceremonial county of Shropshire, England.
  2. (attributive) A road pavement having a surface of small stone rolled hard and smooth, distinguished from macadam road by its firm foundation of large stones with fragments of stone wedged tightly in the interstices.
    a Telford road

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