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Montgomery, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Montgomery, city (1990 pop. 187,106), state capital and seat of Montgomery co., E central Ala., near the head of navigation on the Alabama River just below the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa r...

Kettering, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Kettering, city (1990 pop. 60,569), Montgomery co., SW Ohio, a suburb of Dayton; settled c.1812, inc. 1952. Electric motors, transportation equipment, and machinery are manufactured, and there are num...

Bethesda, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Bethesda, uninc. city (2020 pop. 63,195), Montgomery co., W central Md., an affluent residential and commercial suburb of Washington, D.C. The area was ...

Amsterdam, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Amsterdam, city (2020 pop. 18,219), Montgomery co., E central N.Y., on the Mohawk River; inc. 1885. Historically famous for the manufacture of carpets, its manufactures now include machine...

Alabama, river, United States

(Encyclopedia)Alabama, river, 315 mi (507 km) long, formed in central Ala. by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers N of Montgomery, Ala., and flowing SW to Mobile, Ala., where it joins the Tombigbee to...

Alabama, state, United States

(Encyclopedia) CE5 Alabama ăləbămˈə, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by Tennessee (N), Georgia (E), Florida and the Gulf of Mexico (S), and Mississippi (W). In 1954 the U.S. Supreme Court ha...

Montgomery, Richard

(Encyclopedia)Montgomery, Richard, 1738?–1775, American Revolutionary general, b. Swords, Co. Dublin, Ireland. After entering the British army, he was sent (1757) to Canada in the French and Indian Wars and saw a...

Lin, Maya Ying

(Encyclopedia)Lin, Maya Ying mīˈə [key], 1959–, American architect and sculptor, b. Athens, Ohio. Lin's work is known for its visual poetry and sensitive mingling of highly abstract form with meaning. From an ...

Cobb, Howell

(Encyclopedia)Cobb, Howell, 1815–68, American politican, b. Jefferson co., Ga. In 1837 he became solicitor general of the western judicial circuit of Georgia, a district populated largely by small farmers of Unio...

Buttigieg, Pete

(Encyclopedia)Buttigieg, Pete (Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg) bo͞otˈəjĕj [key], 1982–, American pol...
 

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