Hamilton

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Ham·​il·​ton | \ ˈha-məl-tən How to pronounce Hamilton (audio) \

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Alexander 1755–1804 American statesman

Hamilton

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Edith 1867–1963 American classicist

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Lady Emma 1765–1815 née Amy Lyon mistress of Lord Nelson

Hamilton

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Ham·​il·​ton | \ ˈha-məl-tən How to pronounce Hamilton (audio) \

Definition of Hamilton (Entry 4 of 4)

1 city in southwestern Ohio north of Cincinnati population 62,477

Note: In 1986 Hamilton's city council voted to change the city's name by adding an exclamation point (Hamilton!), but the change was never approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.

2 town, port, and capital of Bermuda population 1010
3 city and port on Lake Ontario in southeastern Ontario, Canada population 519,949
4 city in the central part of the North Island, New Zealand urban area population 174,000

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“Hamilton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hamilton. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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