Northampton

geographical name
North·​amp·​ton | \ nȯr-ˈtham(p)-tən How to pronounce Northampton (audio) , nȯrth-ˈham(p)- \

Definition of Northampton

1 city in west central Massachusetts on the Connecticut River north of Holyoke population 28,549
2 town in central England that is the capital of the county of Northamptonshire population 215,000

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“Northampton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Northampton. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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