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 (môr′ĭs-toun′, mŏr′-)
A town of northern New Jersey west-northwest of Newark. The Continental Army encamped here during the winters of 1776-1777 and 1779-1780.
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(ˈmɔr ɪsˌtaʊn, ˈmɒr-)

a city in N New Jersey: Washington's winter headquarters 1776–77, 1779–80. 16,614.
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Noun1.Morristown - a town in northern New Jersey where the Continental Army spent two wintersMorristown - a town in northern New Jersey where the Continental Army spent two winters
Garden State, Jersey, New Jersey, NJ - a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
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A young fellow, a tobacco pedlar by trade, was on his way from Morristown, where he had dealt largely with the Deacon of the Shaker settlement, to the village of Parker's Falls, on Salmon River.
After an early breakfast at Morristown, the tobacco pedlar, whose name was Dominicus Pike, had travelled seven miles through a solitary piece of woods, without speaking a word to anybody but himself and his little gray mare.
Dominicus was now on the Kimballton turnpike, having all along determined to visit that place, though business had drawn him out of the most direct road from Morristown. As he approached the scene of the supposed murder, he continued to revolve the circumstances in his mind, and was astonished at the aspect which the whole case assumed.
He was a member of the historic Vail family of Morristown, New Jersey, which had operated the Speedwell Iron Works for four or five generations.
"No, I'm not as English as that--nor as Morristown. Cloke says all the farms here could be made to pay."
With its transit infrastructure, busy amenity-rich downtown and diverse housing options, Morristown resonates the live/work/play theme that is occurring throughout the United States.
Morristown, NJ, October 11, 2012 --( Toyota of Morristown accessories, the leading Toyota accessories dealership in Morristown, NJ, is pleased to announce that the dealership has launched their online showroom.
Jones Lang LaSalle completed two new transactions, totaling 8,600 square feet at The Point at Morristown, located at 36 Cattano Avenue in Morristown, N.J., with building owner Washington Cattano Co.
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