Agawam ăgˈəwäm [key], town (2020 pop. 28,692), Hampden co., S Mass., on the Connecticut River; settled 1636, inc. 1855. Largely residential, the town has robotics, machinery, electronic-equipment, and aircraft-parts industries.

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