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Hemel Hempstead

Hemel Hempstead •flatbread • bedspread • teabread •sweetbread • retread • crispbread •wingspread • widespread • cornbread •shortbread • sowbread • proofread •pure-bred • gingerbread •thoroughbred • aforesaid • Holinshed •cowshed • woodshed • woolshed •bloodshed • watershed • Stansted •farmstead • bedstead • Hemel Hempstead • roadstead • homestead •newly-wed


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Hemel Hempstead

Hemel Hempstead (hĕm´əl), town (1991 pop. 80,110), Hertfordshire, SE England. Hemel Hempstead was designated one of the new towns in 1946 to alleviate overpopulation in London. It is a market town and London suburb. Manufactures include paper, electrical and light engineering products, office machinery, and photographic apparatus.