roselle

roselle

[roh-zel]

Origin:
1855–60; origin uncertain

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Roselle

[roh-zel]
noun
1.
a city in NE New Jersey.
2.
a town in NE Illinois.
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roselle

boroughs (towns) in Union county, northeastern New Jersey, U.S., adjoining Elizabeth on the west. Originally part of Linden until 1894, Roselle was settled before the American Revolution; Abraham Clark, one of New Jersey's signers of the Declaration of Independence, was a native son. Mainly residential suburbs of New York City, both communities have some industry. Manufactures include pumps, paper products, plastics, tools, fire alarms, machinery, and metal products

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