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  1. a city in N Alabama: rocket and missile center.
  2. a city in E Texas.
  3. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada: summer resort.
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  • The town is a dilapidated old concern, as ugly as Huntsville is handsome.

  • Returned to Huntsville this afternoon; General Garfield with me.

  • Huntsville, Bracebridge, and Gravenhurst were marked in this respect.

    The Life of King Edward VII

    J. Castell Hopkins

  • Its two oclock and we can just about reach Huntsville by night.

    The Motor Boys

    Clarence Young

  • We were going to Huntsville on our motors, Jerry explained, and we got caught in the deluge.

    The Motor Boys

    Clarence Young

British Dictionary definitions for huntsville


  1. a city in NE Alabama: space-flight and guided-missile research centre. Pop: 164 237 (2003 est)
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