West Orange

West Orange

noun
a town in NE New Jersey, near Newark.
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township (town), Essex county, northeastern New Jersey, U.S., about 4 miles (6 km) northwest of Newark. It was part of Orange until set off in 1863 as the township of Fairmount (later renamed West Orange). The town is widely known for its association with the inventor Thomas A. Edison, who lived and worked there for more than 40 years.

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