geographical name 1. city N central Alabama population 242,820 2. city W central England capital of West Midlands population 934,900

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  • Birmingham — n. 1. a city in Alabama. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a city in England. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Birmingham — ville des États Unis (Alabama), au sud des Appalaches; 265 900 hab. Import. centre industr., près de mines de fer et de charbon. Birmingham v. de G. B., ch. l. des Midlands de l Ouest; 934 900 hab. Grand centre industr. dès le XVIIIe s. (bassin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Birmingham — (spr. Börrmingemm, in gemeiner Aussprache Brömischm od. Bromitschen), 1) Stadt in der englischen Grafschaft Warwick an der Rea u. vier Kanälen, die es mit Warwick, Liverpool, Coventry u. Worcester verbinden, hat enge, krumme, von rothen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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