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Chicopee

(chĭk`əpē), city (1990 pop. 56,632), Hampden co., SW Mass., at the confluence of the Chicopee and the Connecticut rivers; settled c.1641, set off from Springfield 1848, inc. as a city 1890. It includes the villages of Willimansett, Fairview, Aldenville, Chicopee Center, and Chicopee Falls. Plastics, textiles, sporting goods, and machinery are among the city's manufactures. The College of Our Lady of the Elms is there. The author Edward BellamyBellamy, Edward
, 1850–98, American author, b. Chicopee Falls (now part of Chicopee), Mass. After being admitted to the bar he tried his hand at journalism and contributed short stories of genuine charm to various magazines.
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 was born and lived in Chicopee Falls. Westover Air Base is nearby.

Chicopee

 

a city in the USA, in Massachusetts; situated on the Connecticut River. Population, 63,000 (1975). Chicopee is a northern suburb of Springfield. Industry includes machine building and the manufacture of rubber products and chemicals.

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