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A city of northeast Illinois on Lake Michigan north of Chicago. Mainly residential, it is the seat of Northwestern University (chartered 1851).
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(Placename) a city in NE Illinois, on Lake Michigan north of Chicago: Northwestern University (1851). Pop: 74 360 (2003 est)
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Ev•ans•ton(ˈɛv ən stən)
a city in NE Illinois, on Lake Michigan, near Chicago. 69,910.
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