from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital of Illinois, in the central part of the state. It became the state capital in 1837 and is the site of Abraham Lincoln's grave. Population: 116,000.
- A city of southwest Massachusetts on the Connecticut River near the Connecticut border. Settled in 1636, it is an important manufacturing center. Population: 151,000.
- A city of southwest Missouri south-southwest of Kansas City. In a resort area of the Ozark Plateau, it is a trade, shipping, and manufacturing hub. Population: 151,000.
- A city of west-central Ohio west of Columbus. It grew as a trade and manufacturing center after the completion of the National Road (1838) and the coming of the railroad (mid-1800s). Population: 62,800.
- A city of west-central Oregon east of Eugene, near the foothills of the Cascade Range. Population: 55,800.
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- proper n. Any of several towns; see Wikipedia:Springfield for details.
- proper n. A habitational surname.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a city of southwestern Missouri
- n. capital of the state of Illinois
- n. a city and manufacturing center in southwestern Massachusetts on the Connecticut River
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