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Weymouth

(wā`məth), 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 AdamsAdams, Abigail,
1744–1818, wife of President John Adams and mother of President John Quincy Adams, b. Weymouth, Mass., as Abigail Smith. A lively, intelligent woman, she married John Adams in 1764 and more than three decades later became the chief figure in the social life
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 was born in the town.

Weymouth

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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I was going to my 18-year-old grandson's funeral in Birmingham on Saturday, as he drowned in Weymouth Harbour on January 9.
* Saskia Clark and Hannah Mills in action in the 470 class at Weymouth Harbour PICTURE: Clive Mason/Getty Images
On July 7-8, Weymouth Harbour will come alive with fish auctions, filleting workshops and 'touch pools' aimed at educating children.
Robert's mother Maxine Prowse, 45, of Plymouth, Devon, sobbed: "I'm just listening to the news now and waiting." The alarm was raised at tea-time on Thursday after the 50-year-old boat failed to return to Weymouth harbour.
He was spotted in Weymouth Bay about four miles off Lulworth Cove by another yacht and towed by lifeboat into Weymouth harbour.
A series of races are held at sailing clubs throughout the country and the top five scores are added together for the best two to qualify for the 98-strong tournament in Weymouth Harbour.
At Weymouth harbour today, Ainslie is clearly the one to beat.
The alarm was raised at tea-time on Thursday by other fishing crews after the 50-year-old boat failed to return to nearby Weymouth harbour.
Georges the dolphin - also known as Randy - has become a tourist attraction since arriving in Weymouth harbour, Dorset, in April.
Gale force winds ripped into the 77 yachts taking part in the Dart 18 National Champ-ionships and hurled all 154 competitors into the water in Weymouth harbour, Dorset.
(3) Wrap up warm and watch a large number of decidedly brave people swim across Weymouth harbour on Christmas Day.
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) yesterday launched a mission to lure Georges the dolphin, which has an unusual attraction for boat propellers, away from Weymouth harbour, Dorset.