[nawr-thamp-tuh n, nawrth-hamp-]


a city in Northamptonshire, in central England.
a city in central Massachusetts. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of northampton

  • Eric Reeves is a professor at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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    Preventing Genocide In South Sudan

    Eric Reeves, John Prendergast

    April 29, 2014

  • In Northampton an 18-year-old man has been charged for urging 140 people to bring “bats and weapons” to Abington Park over BBM.

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    Caught Red-Thumbed

    Josh Dzieza

    August 13, 2011

  • Correction: An earlier version of this story stated MASS MoCA is in Northampton.

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    Leonard Nimoy's Secret Self

    Isabel Wilkinson

    July 30, 2010

  • Their destination was Northampton, Massachusetts, home of Smith College, where exteriors for the film would be shot.

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    Liz Taylor's Secret Life

    William J. Mann

    October 19, 2009

Historical Examples of northampton

British Dictionary definitions for northampton



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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