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 (wô′tər-bĕr′ē, wŏt′ər-)
A city of west-central Connecticut north-northwest of New Haven. Incorporated as a town in 1686, it was once a major center for brassware manufacturing.


(ˈwɔ tərˌbɛr i, -bə ri, ˈwɒt ər-)

a city in W Connecticut. 106,412.


A clock manufacturer. However, Waterbury was often used as a generic name for any cheap alarm clock.
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Noun1.Waterbury - a city in west central Connecticut
Connecticut, Constitution State, CT, Nutmeg State - a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
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Basil was very popular, and always wore a Waterbury watch.
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Emission control equipment to limit the discharge of mercury pollution to the atmosphere will be installed at an incinerator owned by the City of Waterbury, Conn.
Waterbury was an IES Member Emeritus, having joined the Society in 1950.
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Summary: Princeton University's 2008 honorary degree ceremony recognized five distinguished individuals, including the American University of Beirut's (AUB) departing president, John Waterbury, for their contributions to humanitarian efforts, music and entertainment, political theory, science and medicine, literature and higher learning, a statement issued by AUB said on Thursday.
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Connecticut, is a retired teacher who has for many years bought, renovated and rented buildings to run-down areas of nearby Waterbury.
turnerae itself because it both cleaves cellulose and fixes nitrogen, Waterbury says.