Plymouth

[ plim-uhth ]
/ ˈplɪm əθ /

noun

a seaport in SW Devonshire, in SW England, on the English Channel: naval base; the departing point of the Mayflower 1620.
a city in SE Massachusetts: the oldest town in New England, founded by the Pilgrims 1620.
a town in SE Minnesota.
a town in NW Connecticut.
a town in and the capital of Montserrat, West Indies.

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Plymouth
/ (ˈplɪməθ) /

noun

a port in SW England, in Plymouth unitary authority, SW Devon, on Plymouth Sound (an inlet of the English Channel): Britain's chief port in Elizabethan times; the last port visited by the Pilgrim Fathers in the Mayflower before sailing to America; naval base; university (1992). Pop: 243 795 (2001)
a unitary authority in SW England, in Devon. Pop: 241 500 (2003 est). Area: 76 sq km (30 sq miles)
a city in SE Massachusetts, on Plymouth Bay: the first permanent European settlement in New England; founded by the Pilgrim Fathers. Pop: 54 109 (2003 est)
the former capital of Montserrat, in the Caribbean; largely destroyed by volcanic eruption in 1997
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