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Dartmouth,

town (1991 pop. 5,282), Devon, SW England, on the Dart estuary. The principal feature of the town is the Royal Naval College. Dartmouth has engineering and pottery industries, boatbuilding facilities, and is a yachting center. Dartmouth was an important port for the wine trade (12th–15th cent.) with BordeauxBordeaux
, city (1990 pop. 213,274), capital of Gironde dept., SW France, on the Garonne River. Bordeaux is a major economic and cultural center, and a busy port accessible to oceangoing ships from the Atlantic through the Gironde River.
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 and supplied Edward III with 31 ships for the siege of CalaisCalais
, city (1990 pop. 78,836), Pas-de-Calais dept., N France, in Picardy, on the Straits of Dover. An industrial center with a great variety of manufactures, it has been a major commercial seaport and a communications center with England since the Middle Ages.
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 in the Hundred Years War. U.S. troops used Dartmouth as an embarkation point for the Normandy invasion (see under Normandy campaignNormandy campaign,
June to Aug., 1944, in World War II. The Allied invasion of the European continent through Normandy began about 12:15 AM on June 6, 1944 (D-day). The plan, known as Operation Overlord, had been prepared since 1943; supreme command over its execution was
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) in World War II.

Dartmouth,

residential and resort town (1990 pop. 27,244), Bristol co., SE Mass., on Buzzards Bay, in a dairy region; settled c.1650, inc. 1664. Farming, fishing, boatbuilding, and tourism are its economic mainstays. The town was practically annihilated in King Philip's WarKing Philip's War,
1675–76, the most devastating war between the colonists and the Native Americans in New England. The war is named for King Philip, the son of Massasoit and chief of the Wampanoag. His Wampanoag name was Metacom, Metacomet, or Pometacom.
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 but was rebuilt and later became a shipbuilding center. A campus of the Univ. of Massachusetts is in North Dartmouth, and a state park faces Buzzards Bay.

Dartmouth,

city (1991 pop. 67,798), S N.S., Canada, on Halifax harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. The city has large sugar and oil refineries, and it produces ships, iron, and aircraft parts. Dartmouth, which is connected to HalifaxHalifax,
city (1991 pop. 114,455), provincial capital, S central N.S., Canada, on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest city in the Maritime Provinces and is one of Canada's principal ice-free Atlantic ports.
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 by bridges and ferry, has expanded greatly in recent decades.

Dartmouth

1. a port in SW England, in S Devon: Royal Naval College (1905). Pop.: 5512 (2001)
2. a city in SE Canada, in S Nova Scotia, on Halifax Harbour: oil refineries and shipyards. Pop.: 65 741 (2001)
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