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Littleton, city (1990 pop. 33,685), seat of Arapahoe co., N central Colo.; platted 1812, inc. 1890. It is a suburb south of Denver in an irrigated farm area. Its manufactures include construction materials, electronic games, medical supplies, metal products, and furniture. A thoroughbred racing track is in Littleton.

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