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 (pô-tŭk′ĭt, pə-)
A city of northeast Rhode Island, a suburb of Providence. The first successful water-powered cotton mill in the United States was built here (1790-1793) by Samuel Slater.
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(pɔˈtʌk ɪt)

a city in NE Rhode Island. 73,680.
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