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Noun: Paterson  pa-tu(r)-sun
  1. A city of northeastern New Jersey
  2. American Revolutionary leader (born in Ireland) who was a member of the Constitutional Convention (1745-1806)
    - William Patterson

Type of: American Revolutionary leader, city, metropolis, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Garden State, Jersey, New Jersey, NJ

Encyclopedia: Paterson, WA