Definition of Henry Ford from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Henry Ford

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(1863-1947) the American who created the Ford car and changed the motor industry by introducing new ways of making cars in great numbers. He began the Ford Motor Company in 1903 and five years later produced the first Model T. He became very rich and successful, and established the international Ford Foundation.
Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black.
Henry Ford on the Model T Ford