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Birmingham

industrial city in central England, 1086, Bermingehame, literally "homestead of the place (or people) named for Beorma, some forgotten Anglo-Saxon person, whose name probably is a shortening of Beornmund. The Birmingham in Alabama, U.S., was founded 1871 as an industrial center and named for the English city.

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Definitions of Birmingham from WordNet

Birmingham (n.)
the largest city in Alabama; located in northeastern Alabama;
Synonyms: Pittsburgh of the South
Birmingham (n.)
a city in central England; 2nd largest English city and an important industrial and transportation center;
Synonyms: Brummagem
From wordnet.princeton.edu