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

  • A borough of south-central England west of London. Occupied by the Danes in 871, it was chartered in 1253. Population: 232,000.
  • A city of southeast Pennsylvania on the Schuykill River northwest of Philadelphia. Settled in 1748, it is an important commercial, industrial, and transportation center. Population: 81,200.

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  • proper n. A town in Berkshire, England.


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