Ford

  • (noun): The act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse.
    Synonyms: fording
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ford:

Eaton Ford - History
... In Anglo-Saxon times Eaton Ford was known as Sudbury but became known as Eaton Ford as it was next to the village of Eatun (now Eaton Socon) and was sited at the ford ... In recent decades Eaton Ford expanded quickly, but generally beginning later than other parts of St Neots which were included in the London overspill programme ... As Eaton Ford grew, it absorbed the ancient hamlets of Crosshall Ford and Maltmans Green ...
Ford Contour
... The Ford Contour, and its sister, the Mercury Mystique, were compact cars that were derived from the first-generation, globally marketed Ford Mondeo ... The Contour and Mystique replaced the Ford Tempo and Mercury Topaz in the U.S ... and were based on Ford's CDW27 platform ...
Juha Kankkunen - Career - 1997-98: Ford
... through the 1997 season, Kankkunen joined the Ford Motor Company factory team to replace a disappointing Armin Schwarz ... title himself, Kankkunen's role was to support Ford and his teammate Carlos Sainz in their title fights ... Kankkunen stayed with Ford for the 1998 season with Belgian driver Bruno Thiry as his new teammate, after Sainz had opted to re-join Toyota ...
Jaguar X-Type - Sales and Reception
... Ford's decision to use a modified version of the Ford Mondeo platform (shared with the Land Rover Freelander Compact SUV which is also produced at ... In reality, the X-Type used only 20% of Ford Mondeo's components, while a variety of Ford platforms, engines and components were being used by all ...
Ford, Wisconsin - Demographics
... There were 96 households out of which 39.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.6% were non-families. 12.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...

More definitions of "Ford":

  • (noun): A shallow area in a stream that can be forded.
    Synonyms: crossing
  • (noun): Grandson of Henry Ford (1917-1987).
    Synonyms: Henry Ford II
  • (noun): United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947).
    Synonyms: Henry Ford
  • (noun): United States film maker (1896-1973).
    Synonyms: John Ford
  • (verb): Cross a river where it's shallow.

Famous quotes containing the word ford:

    I have always felt that the real purpose of government is to enhance the lives of people and that a leader can best do that by restraining government in most cases instead of enlarging it at every opportunity.
    —Gerald R. Ford (b. 1913)

    There is a lady sweet and kind,
    Was never face so pleased my mind;
    I did but see her passing by,
    And yet I love her till I die.
    —Thomas Ford (1580–1648)

    History is more or less bunk. It’s tradition. We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker’s damn is the history we make today.
    —Henry Ford (1863–1947)