Springfield

geographical name Spring·field \ ˈspriŋ-ˌfēld \

Definition of Springfield

1 city on the Sangamon River in central Illinois population 116,250
Note: Springfield is the capital of Illinois.
2 city on the Connecticut River in southwestern Massachusetts population 153,060
Note: The game of basketball was invented in Springfield by James Naismith, a physical education instructor, in 1891.
3 city in southwestern Missouri population 159,498
4 city in southwest central Ohio northeast of Dayton population 60,608
5 city in western Oregon on the Willamette River east of Eugene population 59,403

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