Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A municipal borough of southeast England east of London. Elizabeth I established the first dockyard here in 1588. Population: 73,400.
  • Chatham, First Earl of See William Pitt1.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A port on the Medway river in Kent, England; the home of the Royal dockyard.
  • proper n. Any of several other places of the same name.
  • proper n. An English habitational surname from the placename.

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Examples

  • CHATHAM, Ont. -- Local politicians in Chatham, Ont. are eager to meet with Navistar officials in an effort to figure out the future of the community's truck facility.

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  • CHATHAM, Ont. -- The last 350 or so workers at the Navistar International truck plant in Chatham, Ont. received layoff notices recently, signifying a possibility that the facility could be idled later this summer.

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  • CHATHAM, Ont. -- The last 350 or so workers at the Navistar International truck plant in Chatham, Ont. received layoff notice

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  • CHATHAM, Ont. -- Production at the Navistar International truck plant in Chatham, Ont. is safe despite the closure of the Sterling assembly facility in nearby St. Thomas.

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  • CHATHAM -- Maria Elias walked out of a Chatham courtroom a free woman, but the reality took time to sink in.

    London Free Press

  • An outstanding recruiting class includes five-star prospects Ryan Harrow, a point guard out of Marietta, Ga., and Lorenzo Brown, a shooting guard who spent the season at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va., along with four-star power forward Luke Cothron from Red Springs, N.C. The solid play down the stretch is something to build on, and the prognosis looks good for a Wolfpack resurgence.

    Atlantic Coast Conference

  • -- G Jarvis Davis, a native of Columbia, S.C., who is playing at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va., this season, has committed for the 2010-11 season.

    Atlantic 10 Conference

  • He played at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va. last season.

    Clemson - Team Notes

  • His opponent, Hurt, an affable lawyer and state senator from Chatham, is planning a news conference Friday to talk up Perriello's embrace of the president in a district where he is not popular.

    For better or for worse, Va's Perriello wins Obama's cheers

  • The Cape Cod League will be playing its All-Star Game right here in Chatham while we're here.

    A futile pretense at live-blogging the All-Star game

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