Amherst

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biographical name Am·herst \ˈa-(ˌ)mərst\

Definition of Amherst

  1. Jeffery 1717–1797 Baron Amherst British general; governor-general of British North America (1760–63)


Amherst

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geographical name Am·herst \ˈa-(ˌ)mərst, chiefly by outsiders ˈam-ˌhərst\

Definition of Amherst

  1. 1 town in west central Massachusetts north of Springfield population 37,819 The main campus of the University of Massachusetts is located in Amherst.

  2. 2 town northeast of Buffalo in western New York population 122,366


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