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Hamm

[hahm] /hɑm/
noun
1.
a city in North Rhine–Westphalia, in W Germany.
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  • I wonder whether Miss Hamm herself could have been a victim of such outrageous imposition?

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  • I wonder what the nature of Miss Hamm's engagement for the current evening may be?

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  • Alice said it was the Denver water, but I suspected unassimilated Hamm.

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  • Miss Hamm accepted the gift of the book with expressions of deep gratitude.

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  • A second glance served to inform me that one of the pair was Miss Hamm and the other the insufferable Pomeroy.

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British Dictionary definitions for Hamm

Hamm

/German ham/
noun
1.
an industrial city in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: a Hanse town from 1417; severely damaged in World War II. Pop: 184 961 (2003 est)
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