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Waltham

(wôl`thăm, –thəm), city (1990 pop. 57,878), Middlesex co., E Mass., a suburb of BostonBoston,
city (1990 pop. 574,283), state capital and seat of Suffolk co., E Mass., on Boston Bay, an arm of Massachusetts Bay; inc. 1822. The city includes former neighboring towns—Roxbury, West Roxbury, Dorchester, Charlestown, Brighton, and Hyde Park—annexed in the
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, on the Charles River; settled c.1634, set off from WatertownWatertown.
1 Town (1990 pop. 20,456), Litchfield co., W Conn.; set off from Waterbury and inc. 1780. Textiles, plastics, chemicals, mattresses, and brass goods are among its manufactures.
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 1738, inc. as a city 1884. It is an important high-technology and computer center. Electronic equipment and parts, precision instruments, medical diagnostic testing equipment, cameras, machinery, fabricated metals, and plastic products are among its varied manufactures. It was known as the seat of the Waltham Watch Company, which produced clocks and watches there from 1854 until 1954. Brandeis Univ. and Bentley College are in the city. Of note are the many colonial structures. The Charles River Museum of Industry is in Waltham, and the city is the New England headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Waltham

 

a city in the northeastern USA, in the state of Massachusetts; a western industrial suburb of Boston. Population, 60,000 (1975). Watches, scientific instruments, electronic and measuring equipment, and consumer goods are manufactured. Waltham has a university.

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