Camden


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Cam·den

 (kăm′dən)
1. A city of western New Jersey on the Delaware River opposite Philadelphia.
2. A city of central South Carolina northeast of Columbia. The Battle of Camden (August 16, 1780) was a major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

Camden

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n
(Placename) a borough of N Greater London. Pop: 210 700 (2003 est). Area: 21 sq km (8 sq miles)

Camden

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(Biography) William. 1551–1623, English antiquary and historian; author of Britannia (1586)

Cam•den

(ˈkæm dən)

n.
1. a borough of Greater London, England. 184,900.
2. a port in SW New Jersey, on the Delaware River opposite Philadelphia. 82,180.
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Noun1.Camden - a city in southwestern New Jersey on the Delaware River near Philadelphia
Garden State, Jersey, New Jersey, NJ - a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
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Camden Farebrother, whom Lydgate went to see the next evening, lived in an old parsonage, built of stone, venerable enough to match the church which it looked out upon.
"I object to what is wrong, Camden. I say, keep hold of a few plain truths, and make everything square with them.
"Why, Camden!" said Miss Winifred, "Griffin and his wife told me only to-day, that Mr.
Why was Camden in such haste to take a visitor to his den?
The well at the bottom of the dungeon is piled with stones.'' Gough's Edition Of Camden's Britannia.
Their concerns had been sunk under those of Uppercross; and when Lady Russell reverted to their former hopes and fears, and spoke her satisfaction in the house in Camden Place, which had been taken, and her regret that Mrs Clay should still be with them, Anne would have been ashamed to have it known how much more she was thinking of Lyme and Louisa Musgrove, and all her acquaintance there; how much more interesting to her was the home and the friendship of the Harvilles and Captain Benwick, than her own father's house in Camden Place, or her own sister's intimacy with Mrs Clay.
Then there was General Gates, who afterward gained great renown at Saratoga, and lost it again at Camden. General Greene, of Rhode Island, was likewise at the council.
`Why, it's impossible to carry that to Camden Town,' said Scrooge.
'To be sure it is,' replied Fagin; 'and you can have a few good beats chalked out in Camden Town, and Battle Bridge, and neighborhoods like that, where they're always going errands; and you can upset as many kinchins as you want, any hour in the day.
One of these commissions took him into the neighborhood of Camden Town.
The time he had mentioned was more than out, and he lived in a little street near the Veterinary College at Camden Town, which was principally tenanted, as one of our clerks who lived in that direction informed me, by gentlemen students, who bought live donkeys, and made experiments on those quadrupeds in their private apartments.
Laurie Baker is Senior Vice President of Fund and Assel Managonent at Camden. She can be reached at lbaker@ camdenliving.com or 713/354-2500.