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BIRMINGHAM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Birmingham mean? 

BIRMINGHAM (noun)
  The noun BIRMINGHAM has 2 senses:

1. the largest city in Alabama; located in northeastern Alabama
2. a city in central England; 2nd largest English city and an important industrial and transportation center

  Familiarity information: BIRMINGHAM used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BIRMINGHAM (noun)


Sense 1Birmingham [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The largest city in Alabama; located in northeastern Alabama

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Birmingham; Pittsburgh of the South

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Birmingham" is a part of...):

AL; Alabama; Camellia State; Heart of Dixie (a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War)


Sense 2Birmingham [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A city in central England; 2nd largest English city and an important industrial and transportation center

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Brummagem; Birmingham

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Birmingham" is a part of...):

England (a division of the United Kingdom)


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