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Wilmington

[wil-ming-tuh n] /ˈwɪl mɪŋ tən/
noun
1.
a seaport in N Delaware, on the Delaware River.
2.
a seaport in SE North Carolina, on the Cape Fear River.
3.
a city in NE Massachusetts.
4.
a town in SW Ohio.
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Wilmingtonian
[wil-ming-toh-nee-uh n] /ˌwɪl mɪŋˈtoʊ ni ən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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  • The Colonel got on board and bidding us "good-night," went on to Wilmington.

    Among the Pines

    James R. Gilmore
  • The “Letters” were published in the same year, 1796, in Wilmington, Delaware.

    Mary Wollstonecraft Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • But he was then living near Wilmington, Delaware, and the news was long in reaching him.

    Mary Wollstonecraft Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • Monday morning he preached at Wilmington to a vast assemblage.

    A History of American Christianity

    Leonard Woolsey Bacon
  • There was nothing for him to do but retreat to Wilmington, the nearest point on the coast.

British Dictionary definitions for Wilmington

Wilmington

/ˈwɪlmɪŋtən/
noun
1.
a port in N Delaware, on the Delaware River: industrial centre. Pop: 72 051 (2003 est)
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