Lakewood


Lake·wood

geographical name \ˈlāk-ˌwd\

Definition of LAKEWOOD

1
city SW California NE of Long Beach pop 79,345
2
city N cen Colorado W of Denver pop 144,126
3
city NE Ohio on Lake Erie pop 56,646
4
city W cen Washington, a suburb of Tacoma pop 58,211

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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