Definition of Amherst in English:

Amherst

Syllabification: Am·herst
Pronunciation: /ˈam(h)ərst/

Entry from US English dictionary

  • 1A town in west central Massachusetts, home to several colleges and universities; population 35,565 (est. 2008).
  • 2A town in western New York, northeast of Buffalo; population 115,563 (est. 2008).

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