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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of western Mississippi on the Mississippi River north of Vicksburg. It is a port of entry and processing center in a fertile agricultural region.
  • A city of eastern North Carolina southeast of Rocky Mount. Founded in 1786, the city grew as a tobacco market.
  • A city of northwest South Carolina northwest of Columbia at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It grew as a resort in the early 1800s and became a center of textile production after the Civil War.

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  • noun a town in northwest South Carolina in the Piedmont
  • noun a city in eastern North Carolina; tobacco market
  • noun a town in western Mississippi on the Mississippi River to the north of Vicksburg

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