Lakewood


Lake·wood

geographical name \ˈlāk-ˌwd\

Definition of LAKEWOOD

1
city SW California NE of Long Beach pop 80,048
2
city N cen Colorado W of Denver pop 142,980
3
city NE Ohio on Lake Erie pop 52,131
4
city W cen Washington, a suburb of Tacoma pop 58,163

Lakewood

   (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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