Springfield

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geographical name Spring·field \ˈspriŋ-ˌfēld\

Definition of Springfield

  1. 1 city on the Sangamon River in central Illinois population 116,250 Springfield is the capital of Illinois.

  2. 2 city on the Connecticut River in southwestern Massachusetts population 153,060 The game of basketball was invented in Springfield by James Naismith, a physical education instructor, in 1891.

  3. 3 city in southwestern Missouri population 159,498

  4. 4 city in southwest central Ohio northeast of Dayton population 60,608

  5. 5 city in western Oregon on the Willamette River east of Eugene population 59,403


SPRINGFIELD Defined for English Language Learners

Springfield

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geographical name Spring·field \ˈspriŋ-ˌfēld\

Definition of Springfield for English Language Learners

  • : U.S. city, Illinois

  • : U.S. city, Massachusetts

  • : U.S. city, Missouri


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