geographical name \ˈlāk-ˌwd\

Definition of LAKEWOOD

city SW California NE of Long Beach pop 79,345
city N cen Colorado W of Denver pop 144,126
city NE Ohio on Lake Erie pop 56,646
city W cen Washington, a suburb of Tacoma pop 58,211


   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Township (pop., 2000: 60,352), eastern New Jersey, U.S. Located southwest of Asbury Park, it was settled by the Dutch and English in 1800, and it was known successively as Three Partners' Mill, Washington's Furnace, Bergen Iron Works, and Bricksburg. It is now a popular resort and recreation area, and its population has tripled since the 1960s.


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