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Farnborough

(färn`bərə), town (1991 pop. 48,063), Hampshire, S England. It is the site of the Royal Aircraft Establishment, which does experimental work in aeronautics. Chemicals, electrical goods, and scientific instruments are produced. A civil and military air show is held by the Society of British Aerospace Companies biennially in Farnborough. "Farnborough Hill" was the home (1881–1920) of Empress Eugénie, wife of Napoleon III. With her husband and son she is buried in the crypt of a church that she had designed.
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Farnborough

a town in S England, in NE Hampshire: military base, with an aeronautical research centre. Pop.: 57 147 (2001)
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'The major deals announced this week demonstrate how confident the aerospace industry is and the role of Farnborough as an economic barometer,' said Farnborough International chief executive Gareth Rogers.
"The major deals announced this week demonstrate how confident the aerospace industry is and the role of Farnborough as an economic barometer," said Farnborough International chief executive Gareth Rogers.
David Barnes, CEO of the Farnborough consortium, said "the signs are that there will be much to be done together, to the advantage of both of our aerospace communities."
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