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 (ăm′ərst, -hərst)
A town of western Massachusetts north of Springfield. Amherst College (established 1821) and the main campus of the University of Massachusetts (1863) are here. Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst and lived in the town her entire life.
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(Biography) Jeffrey, 1st Baron Amherst. 1717–97, British general who defeated the French in Canada (1758–60): governor general of British North America (1761–63)
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Jeffrey, Baron, Baron Amherst 1717–97, British field marshal: governor general of British North America 1760–63.
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Amherst Holdings LLC, a leading financial services provider to institutional investors in the housing and structured finance sectors, will debut as a Programming Partner in the SXSW 2017 Interactive Festival, which is being held in Austin, Texas, from March 10-16, the company said.
Authorities at Amherst College in Massachusetts suspended its men's cross-country team after a report that athletes made racist, misogynistic and homophobic comments in the team's email chains, according to reports Monday.