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1. (also -əm) A city of central England northwest of London. It grew to prominence during the Industrial Revolution.
2. A city of north-central Alabama west of Atlanta, Georgia. Located in a mining region, it grew into an industrial center in the early 1900s and is now the largest city in the state.
1. (Placename) an industrial city in central England, in Birmingham unitary authority, in the West Midlands: the second largest city in Great Britain; two cathedrals; three universities (1900, 1966, 1992). Pop: 970 892 (2001). Informal name: Brum
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in central England, in the West Midlands. Pop: 992 100 (2003 est). Area: 283 sq km (109 sq miles)
3. (Placename) an industrial city in N central Alabama: rich local deposits of coal, iron ore, and other minerals. Pop: 236 620 (2003 est)
Bir•ming•ham(ˈbɜr mɪŋ əm for 1; ˈbɜr mɪŋˌhæm for 2 )
1. a city in West Midlands, in central England. 1,084,600.
2. a city in central Alabama. 258,543.
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|Noun||1.||Birmingham - the largest city in Alabama; located in northeastern Alabama|
|2.||Birmingham - a city in central England; 2nd largest English city and an important industrial and transportation center|
England - a division of the United Kingdom