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Hannibal, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Hannibal, city (2020 pop. 17,108), Marion and Ralls counties, NE Mo., on the Mississippi River; inc. 1845. It is a river port and shipping center. Indus...

Hamlin, Hannibal

(Encyclopedia)Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809–91, Vice President of the United States (1861–65), b. Paris, Maine. Admitted to the bar in 1833, he practiced at Hampden, Maine. He was a Maine legislator (1836–40, 1847),...

Hannibal, Carthaginian general

(Encyclopedia)Hannibal hănˈəbəl, b. 247 b.c., d. 183 or 182 b.c. Carthaginian general, an implacable and formidable enemy of Rome. Although knowledge of him is based primarily on the reports of his enemies, Han...

Aspen, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Aspen ăsˈpən [key], city, alt. 7,850 ft (2,390 m), seat of Pitkin co., S central Colo., on the Roaring Fork River; founded c.1879 by silver prospectors, inc. 1881. Decl...

Annapolis, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Annapolis ənăpˈəlĭs [key], city (2020 pop. 40,812), state capital and seat of Anne Arundel co., central Md., on the south bank of the Severn River. Annapolis is a por...

Antioch, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Antioch, city (2020 pop. 115,291), Contra Costa co., W Calif., on the San Joaquin River near the mouth of the Sacramento; inc. 1872. It is a processing and shipping center for the agricult...

Arcadia, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Arcadia, city (2020 pop. 56,681), Los Angeles co., S Calif., a residential suburb of Los Angeles, at the foot of the San Gabriel Mts.; inc. 1903. Manufactures include electronic equipment,...

Barrow, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Barrow, city (2020 pop. 4,390), N Alaska; inc. 1958. It is the northernmost (71° 16′ N) U.S. settlement and the trade center of the Alaska North Slop...

Andalusia, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Andalusia, ăndəlo͞oˈshə, –zhə [key]city, seat of Covington co., S Ala., in a farming and forestry area; inc. 1844. Its manufactures include processed peanuts and ...

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