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Gloucester City

Gloucester City, city (1990 pop. 12,649), Camden co., SW N.J., on the Delaware River, a suburb adjoining Camden and opposite Philadelphia site of Fort Nassau (built 1623 by the Dutch) settled c.1682 by Irish Quakers, inc. 1868. The city has oil refining, light industry, and glass manufacturing.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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