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Baldwin.1 Uninc. city (1990 pop. 22,719), Nassau co., SE N.Y., on the south shore of Long Island, on Baldwin Bay; settled 1640s. A fishing center and summer resort, it has varied manufactures. 2 Borough (1990 pop. 21,923), Allegheny co., SW Pa., a suburb just S of Pittsburgh, on the Monongahela River, in a bituminous coal region; inc. 1952.
famous name in concert pianos. [Am. Cult.: Misc.]
1. James Arthur. 1924--87, US Black writer, whose works include the novel Go Tell it on the Mountain (1954)
2. Stanley, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley. 1867--1947, British Conservative statesman: prime minister (1923--24, 1924--29, 1935--37)