a seaport in SE Massachusetts: formerly a chief whaling port.
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British Dictionary definitions for new bedford
a port and resort in SE Massachusetts, near Buzzards Bay: settled by Plymouth colonists in 1652; a leading whaling port (18th–19th centuries). Pop: 94 112 (2003 est)
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