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Northampton

[ nawr-thamp-tuhn, nawrth-hamp- ]
/ nɔrˈθæmp tən, nɔrθˈhæmp- /
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noun
a city in Northamptonshire, in central England.
a city in central Massachusetts.
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Northampton
/ (nɔːˈθæmptən, nɔːθˈhæmp-) /

noun
a town in central England, administrative centre of Northamptonshire, on the River Nene: footwear and engineering industries. Pop: 189 474 (2001)
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