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  1. Abbotsford is a city located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, adjacent to Greater Vancouver. With an estimated population of 133,497 people as of the 2011 census, it is the largest municipality of the Fraser Valley Regional District, the fifth-largest municipality of British Columbia, and the largest outside Greater Vancouver. The Abbotsford–Mission metropolitan area of around 170,191 inhabitants as of the 2011 census is the 23rd largest census metropolitan area in Canada. Abbotsford has the third highest proportion of visible minorities among census metropolitan areas in Canada, after the Greater Toronto Area and the Greater Vancouver CMA. It has also been named by Statistics Canada as Canada’s most generous city in terms of donations for nine straight years, though the city is noticeably less charitable to its homeless citizens.
  2. Abbotsford is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 2 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Yarra. At the 2011 Census, Abbotsford had a population of 4,907.
  3. Abbotsford is a city in Clark and Marathon counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,310 at the 2010 census. Of this, 1,616 were in Clark County, and 694 were in Marathon County. Abbotsford is nicknamed "Wisconsin's First City" due to its alphabetical place on a list of Wisconsin cities.
  4. Abbotsford is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Abbotsford is located 10 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Canada Bay. Abbotsford sits on the peninsula between Abbotsford Bay and Hen and Chicken Bay, on the Parramatta River.
  5. Abbotsford is a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004.
  6. Abbotsford, now the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, is a historic house at 300 Walnut Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The museum is dedicated to black visual arts heritage worldwide, and presents historical and contemporary exhibitions in many media, including painting, sculpture, graphics, photography and decorative arts. The museum is operated by the National Center of Afro-American Artists.
    • also known as Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists; Abbotsford, Boston
    • part of Boston, Massachusetts

There are other places with in their name, like Abbotsford House, Abbotsford Centre, Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford Exhibition Park, Abbotsford Gur Sikh Temple and The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford.

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"Abbotsford" is a book by Mary Monica Maxwell-Scott.

  • also known as "Abbotsford; the personal relics and antiquarian treasures of Sir Walter Scott"; "Abbotsford; the personel relics and antiquarian treasures of Sir Walter Scott"

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Google previewThe Press (1822)

Or Literary Chit-chat. A Satire by James Harley

Abbotsford is a pretty name ; certainly much superior to the one originally possessed by its scite of — chuckle, oh ! ye preferers of the " sweet south" to " our northern guttural, Which we 're obliged to hiss and spit and sputter ...

Google previewFor the Islands I Sing (2014)

An Autobiography by George Mackay Brown

The Abbotsford is a handsome spacious bar, a relic of the Victorian age. The circular counter is an island in the centre of the bar, richly gantried with all the drinks of the western world, especially whiskies.Andthere, one Fridaynight, theywere,in ...

Google previewThe Journal Of Sir Walter Scott (2010)

by Sir Walter Scott

For allthe extravaganceofits details, Abbotsford is a house forlivingin.It pleased Scottto return tothe country from which hisancestors came, but hehad other good reasons for building there. Nonethelesshe overreached himself. Thehouse and its ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1913)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott from 1812-32, is an estate ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)

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ABBOTSFORD, the celebrated residence of Sir Walter Scott, ...

Google previewDictionary of Pub Names (2006)

Abbotsford Edinburgh. By 1820 the novelist Sir ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY (1897)

published by David Douglasfrom the Abbotsford collections, are an important supplement. The first includes some extracts from Skene's unpublished reminiscences. Other lives had ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

ABBOTSFORD, the celebrated residence of Sir Walter Scott, situated on the south bank of the river Tweed, about three miles above Melrosa The nucleus of the property was a small farm of 100 acres, with the "inharmonious designation" of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica0 (1875)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. A - Ana. 1

ABBOTSFORD, the celebrated residence of Sir Walter Scott, situated on the south bank of the river Tweed, about three miles above Melrose. The nucleus of the property was a small farm of 100 acres, with the “inharmonious ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

ABBOTSFORD, the celebrated residence of Sir Walter - Scott, situated on the south bank of the river Tweed, about three miles above Melrose. The nucleus of the property was a small farm of 100 acres, with the “inharmonious ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Romanticism in Literature (2014)

by Paul Varner

ABBOTSFORD. Sir Walter Scott's magnificent home, purchased in 1811, a replica of a medieval castle near Melrose on the Tweed River, it was a tourist attraction early on. Scott purchased the defaulted estate, originally named Clarty Hole, ...

Google previewDictionary of Anonymous and Pseudonymous English Literature: A-C (1926)

by Samuel Halkett, John Laing, James Kennedy, Dennis E. Rhodes

London, 19 19 ABBOTSFORD and Newstead Abbey. By the author of The Sketch-book [ Washington Irving].

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