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Clinton.

1 Town (1990 pop. 12,767), Middlesex co., S Conn., on Long Island Sound; settled 1663, set off from Killingworth and inc. 1838. The school that later became YaleYale University,
at New Haven, Conn.; coeducational. Chartered as a collegiate school for men in 1701 largely as a result of the efforts of James Pierpont, it opened at Killingworth (now Clinton) in 1702, moved (1707) to Saybrook (now Old Saybrook), and in 1716 was finally moved
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 opened here in 1702. Clinton is today an affluent suburb with shopping malls and vineyards. 2 City (1990 pop. 29,201), seat of Clinton co., E central Iowa, on the Mississippi, in a corn and livestock area; inc. 1859. An industrial and rail center, it has food-processing (especially corn) and diverse manufacturing industries. Clinton grew as a lumbering town and in the 1880s was a great sawmill center in the Midwest, but the forests were depleted.

Clinton

1. Bill, full name William Jefferson. born 1946, US Democrat politician; 42nd president of the US (1993--2001)
2. his wife, Hillary Rodham. born 1947, US politician and lawyer: first lady (1993--2001); senator from 2001
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Foner, 65, has been a history professor at Columbia University since 1982 and was appointed the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History in 1988.
In redesiging the Hall of Presidents to make it more historically accurate and up-to-date, the Imagineers hired as a consultant Eric Foner, Dewitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, president of the Organization of American Historians and occasional contributor to The Nation.