Tamworth

1
[ tam-wurth ]
/ ˈtæmˌwɜrθ /

noun

one of an English breed of red hogs, raised chiefly for bacon.

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Origin of Tamworth

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After Tamworth, in Staffordshire, England where the breed was developed

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Definition for Tamworth (2 of 2)

Tamworth2
[ tam-wurth ]
/ ˈtæmˌwɜrθ /

noun

a city in E Australia.
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British Dictionary definitions for Tamworth (1 of 2)

tamworth
/ (ˈtæmwəθ) /

noun

(often capital) any of a hardy rare breed of long-bodied reddish pigs

Word Origin for tamworth

named after Tamworth, England, where it was developed

British Dictionary definitions for Tamworth (2 of 2)

Tamworth
/ (ˈtæmwəθ) /

noun

a market town in W central England, in SE Staffordshire. Pop: 71 650 (2001)
a city in SE Australia, in E central New South Wales: industrial centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 32 543 (2001)
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