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A city of west-central Connecticut north-northwest of New Haven. Incorporated as a town in 1686, it was once a major center for brassware manufacturing.
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Wa•ter•bur•y(ˈwɔ tərˌbɛr i, -bə ri, ˈwɒt ər-)
a city in W Connecticut. 106,412.
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A clock manufacturer. However, Waterbury was often used as a generic name for any cheap alarm clock.
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