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

  • A city of southeast Massachusetts on Buzzards Bay east-southeast of Providence, Rhode Island. Settled in the mid-1600s, it was a major whaling port in the first half of the 1800s.

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  • proper noun A city in Massachusetts, United States

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  • A section with cobblestoned streets is known as the New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park.

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  • A section with cobblestoned streets is known as the New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park.

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  • Captain Wattles, on whom the name New Bedford seemed to have made some impression, pointed up at the coachman's box with a growl, in which command mingled strangely with menace.

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  • It happened last night, late, in New Bedford, which is just outside of Boston.

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  • STEVE COOPER, WHDH REPORTER (on camera): Massachusetts State Police this morning investigating what appears to be a hate crime here in New Bedford, which is south of Boston.

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  • For further information, please call the New Bedford Preservation Society office (388 County Street, New Bedford) at 508/997-6425 or visit www. nbpreservationsociety.org.

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  • She would call a New Bedford shelter home for the next three months.

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  • For New Bedford, that is a $2.8 million cut for the next five months and up to $8.2 million for next year, depending on state revenues.

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  • Summer collegiate baseball truly called New Bedford home for the first time this summer, and while the New England Collegiate Baseball League's Bay Sox have a long way to go, just their being here was enough for 2009.

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  • City man pleads guilty, sentenced to 2½ years for fatal hit-and-run Body identified as New Bedford woman

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