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Weymouth

(wā`məth), town (1990 pop. 54,063), Norfolk co., E Mass., a suburb of Boston on Hingham Bay; settled 1622, inc. 1635. The state's second oldest settlement, it is chiefly residential. Electronic components, fertilizer, and chemicals are made. Weymouth also has a shoe industry which dates back to the 1850s. Abigail AdamsAdams, Abigail,
1744–1818, wife of President John Adams and mother of President John Quincy Adams, b. Weymouth, Mass., as Abigail Smith. A lively, intelligent woman, she married John Adams in 1764 and more than three decades later became the chief figure in the social life
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 was born in the town.

Weymouth

a port and resort in S England, in Dorset on the English Channel: formerly part of the borough of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis. Pop. (with Melcombe Regis): 48 279 (2001)