[ dahrt-muhth ]


  1. a coastal city in S Nova Scotia, in SE Canada, on Halifax harbor, across from Halifax.
  2. a city in SE Massachusetts.


/ ˈdɑːtməθ /


  1. a port in SW England, in S Devon: Royal Naval College (1905). Pop: 5512 (2001)
  2. a city in SE Canada, in S Nova Scotia, on Halifax Harbour: oil refineries and shipyards. Pop: 65 741 (2001)

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Example Sentences

During a recent conversation, I asked Macaulay, who now teaches at Dartmouth, if climate change was on his mind when he was writing and illustrating the book back in the late 1970s.

From Vox

The program took him to Dartmouth, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business management in 1946.

In 1938, with war looming, he went to Britain’s naval academy in Dartmouth, on the south coast of England, to follow a family tradition of naval service.

Schiller recalls a Dartmouth student election when he banned personal attacks on candidates.

From Ozy

Of those admitted early to Dartmouth, 15 percent are the children of alumni.

Nelson wrote a paper at Dartmouth on Standard Oil, which was about as defensive and as deeply researched as you would expect.

When Dartmouth students fasted for world hunger, the Review reportedly held a formal lobster-and-champagne dinner for themselves.

By comparison Brown had 16, Columbia 12, Dartmouth 11, Penn 12, Princeton 17, and Yale 16.

Maclean graduated from Dartmouth and taught there two years.

Stay tuned: a project I'm co-leading at Dartmouth is planning to do just this.

Machines for cutting files and rasps were patented by Mr. Shilton, Dartmouth Street, in 1833.

Finally, they selected Dartmouth as the most suitable in every respect, and Southampton Water proxime accessit.

In a landlocked harbour such as Dartmouth very fierce squalls may come down if the wind rises suddenly.

This was all they needed; the Dartmouth boys had barely time to jump aside when the team went tearing by.

Jetting, of Dartmouth, followed, and the New Hampshire lads greeted him in a manner that brought the blood to his cheeks.


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