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  1. a city in SE Suffolk, in E England.
  2. a town in NE Massachusetts.
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Historical Examples of ipswich

  • There was a sale in the neighbourhood of Ipswich, in which a number of books were included.

    The Book-Hunter in London

    William Roberts

  • He got in at Ipswich with seven different weekly papers under his arm.

  • My train is to be 11 a.m. from Shoreditch; which gets to Ipswich about two?

  • The Cowells are at Ipswich, and I get over to see them, etc.

  • The portrait is from a photograph by Cade and White of Ipswich taken in 1873.

British Dictionary definitions for ipswich


  1. a town in E England, administrative centre of Suffolk, a port at the head of the Orwell estuary: financial services, telecommunications. Pop: 138 718 (2001)
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