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Enfield, outer borough (1991 pop. 249,100) of Greater London, SE England. It is residential, with important concentrations of industry. Rifles, electrical products, boilers, chemicals, cables, textiles, and cement are the leading manufactures. The poets John Keats and William Cowper lived within the borough in Edmonton. Southgate is noted for its parks.

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