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Tamworth1

[tam-wurth] /ˈtæmˌwɜrθ/
noun
1.
one of an English breed of red hogs, raised chiefly for bacon.
Origin of Tamworth1
after Tamworth, in Staffordshire, England where the breed was developed

Tamworth2

[tam-wurth] /ˈtæmˌwɜrθ/
noun
1.
a city in E Australia.
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  • Since his father's death, in 1830, Peel had been member for Tamworth.

    Victorian Worthies

    George Henry Blore
  • Mr. Tamworth has described you to me, also this inn, till I feel as if I knew its every stone.

    The Forsaken Inn Anna Katharine Green
  • Mr. Tamworth tells me that he has acquainted you with the story of my life.

    The Forsaken Inn Anna Katharine Green
  • "Let us see if my information has been correct," continued Mr. Tamworth.

    The Forsaken Inn Anna Katharine Green
  • Mr. Tamworth has been gone a month, and I have heard nothing from him.

    The Forsaken Inn Anna Katharine Green
  • I heard of a priest living about Tamworth, who was accounted an experienced man.

    George Fox George Fox
  • Tamworth could have no object in making these suggestions to me.

    Wanted: A Cook Alan Dale
  • What Tamworth suggests is—er—pardonable, under those circumstances.

    Wanted: A Cook Alan Dale
  • Tamworth faded into the distance and the old order restablished itself.

    Wanted: A Cook Alan Dale
  • I noticed that Tamworth took particular heed of the tiger-head this time.

    Wanted: A Cook Alan Dale
British Dictionary definitions for Tamworth

tamworth

/ˈtæmwəθ/
noun
1.
(often capital) any of a hardy rare breed of long-bodied reddish pigs
Word Origin
named after Tamworth, England, where it was developed

Tamworth

/ˈtæmwəθ/
noun
1.
a market town in W central England, in SE Staffordshire. Pop: 71 650 (2001)
2.
a city in SE Australia, in E central New South Wales: industrial centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 32 543 (2001)
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