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Summit, city (1990 pop. 19,757), Union co., NE N.J., a residential suburb of the New York City–N New Jersey metropolitan area; settled c.1720, set off from Springfield and New Providence and inc. 1869. Pharmaceuticals are made, and several major companies have research facilities there. Situated on a ridge of Watchung Mt., it was the site of an important American lookout post during the Revolutionary War.

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sum·mit / ˈsəmit/ • n. 1. the highest point of a hill or mountain. ∎ fig. the highest attainable level of achievement: the dramas are considered to form one of the summits of world literature. 2. a meeting between heads of government: [as adj.] a summit conference.

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summit XV. — OF. som(m)ete, also somet, sumet (mod. sommet), f. som, sum :- L. summum, n. sg. of summus (see SUM); the sp. with -it (from XVII) is due to assim. to †summity summit (XIV–XVIII) — (O)F. sommité — late L. summitās (see -ITY).

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