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 (wôl′thăm′, -thəm)
A city of eastern Massachusetts west of Boston. It is a manufacturing center and the seat of Brandeis University (established 1947).
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(ˈwɔl θəm or, locally, -θæm)

a city in E Massachusetts. 56,440.
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Not only along the road through Barnet, but also through Edgware and Waltham Abbey, and along the roads eastward to South- end and Shoeburyness, and south of the Thames to Deal and Broadstairs, poured the same frantic rout.
Here there were rumours of Martians at Epping, and news of the destruction of Waltham Abbey Powder Mills in a vain attempt to blow up one of the invaders.
"By the black rood of Waltham!" he roared, "if any knave among you lays a finger-end upon the edge of my gown, I will crush his skull like a filbert!" With his thick knotted arms, his thundering voice, and his bristle of red hair, there was something so repellent in the man that the three brothers flew back at the very glare of him; and the two rows of white monks strained away from him like poplars in a tempest.
Carlson, 87, of Marlborough and Waltham, died Saturday (Jan.
20), Waltham on Friday, January 13th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm and again at 9:00 a.m.
Dorothy was born in Waltham on August 5, 1942, a daughter of the late Stephen F.
Carolina, and a daughter Melody Barrile of Waltham, his parents David and Anne Driessa, 2 sisters, Linda Ferro and Janine Bates, and a brother Paul Davis of Waltham.

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