Wareham wâr´əm, –hăm˝ [key], town (1990 pop. 19,232), Plymouth co., SE Mass., on an inlet of Buzzards Bay; settled 1678, inc. 1739. It is a resort as well as a shipping point for cranberries and shellfish.
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