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Enfield,outer borough (1991 pop. 249,100) of Greater London, SE England. It is residential, with important concentrations of industry. Rifles, electrical products, boilers, chemicals, cables, textiles, and cement are the leading manufactures. The poets John KeatsKeats, John,
1795–1821, English poet, b. London. He is considered one of the greatest of English poets.
The son of a livery stable keeper, Keats attended school at Enfield, where he became the friend of Charles Cowden Clarke, the headmaster's son, who encouraged his
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, 1731–1800, English poet. Physically and emotionally unfit for the professional life, he was admitted to the bar but never practiced. After a battle with insanity, Cowper retired to the country, taking refuge with the family of Mrs.
..... Click the link for more information. lived within the borough in Edmonton. Southgate is noted for its parks.
Enfield,town (1990 pop. 45,532), Hartford co., N Conn., on the Connecticut River at the Mass. line; settled c.1680. The town has varied manufacturing, including filtration systems, machinery, and computers. Vegetables and tobacco are grown, and there is food and dairy processing. Enfield's long-time carpet industry was formerly the town's principal economic asset. Originally part of Massachusetts, Enfield was annexed to Connecticut in 1749. The town hall was built in 1775.
a borough of Greater London: a N residential suburb. Pop.: 280 300 (2003 est.). Area: 55 sq. km (31 sq. miles)