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1 Residential city (1990 pop. 78,118), Orange co., S Calif.; founded 1870 as a temperance colony for Presbyterians, inc. 1957. It has several industrial parks. Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach and Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos, with units of the California National Guard and the Army Reserve, are nearby. Westminster has been marked by economic growth since the 1970s along with most of southern California.

2 City (1990 pop. 74,625), Adams and Jefferson counties, N central Colo., a residential suburb of DenverDenver,
city (1990 pop. 467,610), alt. 5,280 ft (1,609 m), state capital, coextensive with Denver co., N central Colo., on a plateau at the foot of the Front Range of the Rocky Mts., along the South Platte River where Cherry Creek meets it; est. 1858 and named after James W.
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; inc. 1911. Electronic equipment, leather goods, and aerial lifts are manufactured in the city. Westminster was marked by tremendous residential growth in the late 20th cent., along with the entire Denver metropolitan area. Standley Lake there provides the city with both water and recreation.

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1. a borough of Greater London, on the River Thames: contains the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace. Pop.: 222 000 (2003 est.). Area: 22 sq. km (8 sq. miles)
2. the Houses of Parliament at Westminster
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She participated in many activities such as Folklorama, the Manitoba Music Festival, English Speaking Union retired teachers' group, United Empire Loyalists, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Westminister United Church and the University of Winnipeg Women's Auxiliary.
In June 2003, the synod of the diocese of New Westminister, B.C., with the approval of its bishop, Michael Ingham, approved such blessings.
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Another highlight of the trip is the optional law day which includes a tour of Westminister, the Middle and Inner Temples, the Temple Church, Lincoln's Inn, a four-course lunch with the barristers at the 600-year-old Middle Temple dining room, ending with tea at the Law Society.