Amherst


Amherst
I. biographical name Jeffrey 1717-1797 Baron Amherst British general; governor-general of British North America (1760-63) II. geographical name town W central Massachusetts N of Springfield population 34,874

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  • Amherst — may refer to: Colleges *Amherst College, in Amherst, Massachusetts *University of Massachusetts Amherst People * Baron Amherst, in particular: ** Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, 18th century British army officer ** William Amherst, 1st Earl… …   Wikipedia

  • Amherst — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in Kanada: Amherst (Nova Scotia) Amherst (Québec) Amherst ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Amherst (Colorado) Amherst (Maine) Amherst (Massachusetts) Amherst (Nebraska) Amherst (New Hampshire)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Amherst — Amherst, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 277 Housing Units (2000): 117 Land area (2000): 0.219391 sq. miles (0.568221 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.219391 sq. miles (0.568221… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Amherst [2] — Amherst, 1) Grafschaft im Innern des nordamerikanischen Staates Virginien, 19 QM., vom Jamesfluß u. Blauen Gebirg (Blue Ridge) begrenzt; malerische Gebirgslandschaften, reizende Thäler, Boden fruchtbar; Producte: Mais, Weizen, Hafer, Heu, Tabak.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Amherst, NE — U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 277 Housing Units (2000): 117 Land area (2000): 0.219391 sq. miles (0.568221 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.219391 sq. miles (0.568221 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Amherst, OH — U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 11797 Housing Units (2000): 4603 Land area (2000): 7.166535 sq. miles (18.561239 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.006490 sq. miles (0.016809 sq. km) Total area (2000): 7.173025 sq. miles (18.578048 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Amherst, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 791 Housing Units (2000): 341 Land area (2000): 0.831389 sq. miles (2.153287 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.831389 sq. miles (2.153287 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Amherst, VA — U.S. town in Virginia Population (2000): 2251 Housing Units (2000): 1000 Land area (2000): 4.987414 sq. miles (12.917342 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.987414 sq. miles (12.917342 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Amherst, WI — U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 964 Housing Units (2000): 419 Land area (2000): 1.165019 sq. miles (3.017384 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.034869 sq. miles (0.090311 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.199888 sq. miles (3.107695 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Amherst — Amherst, Stadt, von den Engländern 1826 am Meerbusen von Martaban in der den Birmanen abgenommenen Provinz Tenasserim gegründet und zu Ehren des Generalgouverneurs von Ostindien, Amherst, so genannt, soll bereits 25000 E. zählen; Handelsplatz …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Amherst [1] — Amherst, 1) Jeffery, Baron A., Lord Holstale u. Montreal, geb. 1717 in der Grafschaft Kent, trat früh in englische Militärdienste, machte den Feldzug 1713–45 in Deutschland u. Holland gegen die Franzosen als Adjutant des Generals Legommier mit,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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