from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southwest Illinois on bluffs of the Mississippi River north of St. Louis, Missouri. Lewis and Clark spent the winter of 1803-1804 just south of the site. Population: 29,300.
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- proper n. A city in Hampshire, the United Kingdom.
- proper n. Any of various cities and towns in the United States.
From Old English aewell ("river source") + tun ("settlement") (Wiktionary)