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1 City (1990 pop. 84,236), Lake co., extreme NW Ind., bounded by Lake Michigan, the Ill. state line, and the Little Calumet River, and traversed by the Grand Calumet River; settled 1851, inc. 1884. Originally important as a slaughterhouse site, Hammond was a meatpacking town until its great packing house was destroyed by fire in 1901. Manufactures include foods, fabricated metal and petroleum products, chemicals, machinery, and transportation equipment. It has secondary steel processing and fire brick refractories. A campus of Purdue Univ. is there.

2 City (1990 pop. 15,871), Tangipahoa parish, SE La.; inc. 1888. Truck farms, beef and dairy cattle, and timber are important. Manufactures include building materials, consumer goods, paper and metal products, and machinery. There is also meat processing. The city is the seat of Southeastern Louisiana Univ. and the home of the Black Heritage Festival. Zemurry Gardens and the Global Wildlife Park also are there.

Hammond

 

a city in the northern USA, in the state of Indiana; located near Lake Michigan. Population, 102,000 (1975). Hammond is a southeastern industrial suburb of Chicago. The main branches of industry are ferrous metallurgy, machine-building, and oil refining.

Hammond

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1. Dame Joan. 1912--96, Australian operatic singer, born in New Zealand
2. Walter Reginald, known as Wally. 1903--65, English cricketer. An all-rounder, he played for England 85 times between 1928 and 1946

Hammond

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a city in NW Indiana, adjacent to Chicago. Pop.: 80 547 (2003 est.)
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After the meeting with Anastasiadis, Hammond said that international community has been working for support to both societies' solution effort.
Route 2, will run in tandem with Hammond Lumber s Farmington location, and its manager, Al Feather, will oversee both operations, the release said.
Hammond pleaed guilty to obtaining credit card numbers and internal emails that documented Stratfor's surveillance on political protesters on behalf of both private companies and the government.
Ejected from the pub Hammond continued attacking Mr Shaw, who suffered bruising and swellings.
Drawing on lessons she learned from Oprah Winfrey and Springfield police officer Rick Lewis, Hammond opted for the latter and managed to finagle her way out of a frightening ordeal that ended when police stormed into her Lindale Drive apartment and arrested the intruder on felony kidnapping and burglary charges.
The court heard that Hammond had stormed into Mr McLintock's flat in Nisbet Court, Lochend, Edinburgh, on February 24 after a friend told him Mr McLintock and his girlfriend had been arguing.
Harris didn't pay the deposit, but she did hand Hammonds a $5,000 check, the lawsuit said.
Dramatic footage of the crash, below, showed the car's right front tyre shredded following a blowout as Hammond tore down an airfield runway at speeds approaching 300mph.
A short while later, near Vasquez Canyon Road, Hammond was stopped again for speeding, following too closely and crossing the double yellow lines, Lutz said.
May spoke of his optimism after visiting Hammond at Leeds General Infirmary, to where he was airlifted after the 36-year-old's high speed crash on Wednesday.
We were ready for a new challenge, not just in business terms, but in our whole way of life," says Hammond.
At the end of every chapter, Hammond offers questions to ask yourself to get on the road to recovery.