Beaumont

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Beau·mont

biographical name \ˈbō-ˌmänt, -mənt\

Definition of BEAUMONT

Francis 1584–1616 Eng. dram.

Beau·mont

biographical name \-ˌmänt\

Definition of BEAUMONT

William 1785–1853 Am. surgeon

Beau·mont

geographical name \ˈbō-ˌmänt, bō-ˈ\

Definition of BEAUMONT

city & port SE Texas on the Neches pop 118,296

Beaumont

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

City (pop., 2000: 113,866), southeastern Texas, U.S. Lying at the head of navigation on the Neches River, it is connected to the Gulf of Mexico by the Sabine-Neches Canal and is a major port of entry. It was founded in 1835. When Spindletop, the first major oil field in Texas, was discovered in 1901, the city grew rapidly. With Port Arthur and Orange, it forms the “Golden Triangle” petrochemical and industrial complex.

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