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city (1990 pop. 81,245), Essex co., E Mass.; inc. as a town 1631, as a city 1850. Lynn is an old industrial center. The first ironworks (1643) and the first fire engine (1654) in the country were built there. Formerly the shoe industry was important, but jet engines, marine turbines, and electrical instruments have become the major products. The home of Mary Baker EddyEddy, Mary Baker,
1821–1910, founder of the Christian Science movement, b. Bow, N.H. As physical frailty prevented her regular school attendance, she spent the early part of her education learning at home from her brother Albert Baker.
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, the founder of Christian Science, is in Lynn.
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Lynn

 

a city on the northern Atlantic coast of the USA, in Massachusetts. Lynn is a northern suburb of Boston. Population, 90,000 (1970). About 25,000 workers are employed in Lynn’s industries (1967). It is one of the leading centers of the leather footwear industry in the USA (the production of shoes began in the city in 1635). Machine building is a significant industry and includes the production of energy equipment, instruments, and aviation engines. Lynn was founded in 1629.

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Lynn

Dame Vera, original name Vera Margaret Lewis. born 1917, British singer popular during World War II and known as "the forces' sweetheart". Her best-known songs are "We'll Meet Again" and "White Cliffs of Dover"
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