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Weymouth (wāˈməth), town (1990 pop. 54,063), Norfolk co., E Mass., a suburb of Boston on Hingham Bay; settled 1622, inc. 1635. The state's second oldest settlement, it is chiefly residential. Electronic components, fertilizer, and chemicals are made. Weymouth also has a shoe industry which dates back to the 1850s. Abigail Adams was born in the town.
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a port and resort in S England, in Dorset on the English Channel: formerly part of the borough of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis. Pop. (with Melcombe Regis): 48 279 (2001)
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