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Tamworth

[tam-wurth] /ˈtæmˌwɜrθ/
noun
1.
one of an English breed of red hogs, raised chiefly for bacon.
Origin of Tamworth
after Tamworth, in Staffordshire, England where the breed was developed

Tamworth

[tam-wurth] /ˈtæmˌwɜrθ/
noun
1.
a city in E Australia.
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  • Before going to the country he laid down his principles in the famous Tamworth Manifesto.

    Victorian Worthies George Henry Blore
  • Since his father's death, in 1830, Peel had been member for Tamworth.

    Victorian Worthies George Henry Blore
  • While in Tamworth I had excellent opportunities of attending school, which I improved to the utmost.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom
  • Mr. Tamworth has described you to me, also this inn, till I feel as if I knew its every stone.

    The Forsaken Inn Anna Katharine Green
  • The red is the Tamworth, one of the oldest breeds, its skin being red with dark spots.

  • Tamworth's gaze appeared to be riveted upon the picture of "Children at Play."

    Wanted: A Cook Alan Dale
  • Mr. Tamworth tells me that he has acquainted you with the story of my life.

    The Forsaken Inn Anna Katharine Green
  • Yesterday we gave a little dinner to Archie's partner, Mr. Tamworth.

    Wanted: A Cook Alan Dale
  • Tamworth is situated on beautiful ridges amongst these mountain ranges.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom
  • Tamworth faded into the distance and the old order restablished itself.

    Wanted: A Cook Alan Dale
British Dictionary definitions for Tamworth

tamworth

/ˈtæmwəθ/
noun
1.
(often capital) any of a hardy rare breed of long-bodied reddish pigs
Word Origin
named after Tamworth, England, where it was developed

Tamworth

/ˈtæmwəθ/
noun
1.
a market town in W central England, in SE Staffordshire. Pop: 71 650 (2001)
2.
a city in SE Australia, in E central New South Wales: industrial centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 32 543 (2001)
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