New Bedford

New Bedford

noun
a seaport in SE Massachusetts: formerly a chief whaling port.
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n
a port and resort in SE Massachusetts, near Buzzards Bay: settled by Plymouth colonists in 1652; a leading whaling port (18th--19th centuries). Pop: 94 112 (2003 est)

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city, Bristol county, southeastern Massachusetts, U.S. It lies at the mouth of the Acushnet River on Buzzards Bay, 54 miles (87 km) south of Boston

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