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Noun: Houghton  how-tûn
  1. United States publisher who founded a printing shop that became an important book publisher (1823-1895)
    - Henry Oscar Houghton
     
  2. A town in northwest Michigan on the Upper Peninsula

Type of: point of entry, port of entry, publisher, town

Part of: Great Lakes State, MI, Michigan, Wolverine State

Encyclopedia: Houghton, Mifflin and company