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Fall River


Fall River (pop. 157,272), city in southeastern Massachusetts, situated on Mount Hope Bay, at the mouth of the Taunton River. Settled in 1656 and incorporated in 1834, Fall River has been a cotton textile center since 1811. It is home to a maritime museum and to the battleship USS Massachusetts.

See also: Massachusetts.

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