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Dartmouth (town, England)

Dartmouth, town (1991 pop. 5,282), Devon, SW England, on the Dart estuary. The principal feature of the town is the Royal Naval College. Dartmouth has engineering and pottery industries, boatbuilding facilities, and is a yachting center. Dartmouth was an important port for the wine trade (12th–15th cent.) with Bordeaux and supplied Edward III with 31 ships for the siege of Calais in the Hundred Years War. U.S. troops used Dartmouth as an embarkation point for the Normandy invasion (see under Normandy campaign) in World War II.

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Dartmouth (town, United States)

Dartmouth, residential and resort town (1990 pop. 27,244), Bristol co., SE Mass., on Buzzards Bay, in a dairy region; settled c.1650, inc. 1664. Farming, fishing, boatbuilding, and tourism are its economic mainstays. The town was practically annihilated in King Philip's War but was rebuilt and later became a shipbuilding center. A campus of the Univ. of Massachusetts is in North Dartmouth, and a state park faces Buzzards Bay.

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Dartmouth (city, Canada)

Dartmouth, city (1991 pop. 67,798), S N.S., Canada, on Halifax harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. The city has large sugar and oil refineries, and it produces ships, iron, and aircraft parts. Dartmouth, which is connected to Halifax by bridges and ferry, has expanded greatly in recent decades.

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