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Can you name the common words that are also cities and towns in New England?

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v., to encourage the development of something, especially something desirableProvidence
n., shafts sunk into the ground to obtain water, oil or gasYork*
n., a large round juicy citrus fruit with a tough bright reddish-yellow rindNew Haven *
n., economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factoriesFranklin (Maine)
n., the emotions or conduct of friends; the state of being friendsKnox
n., an annual flat race for three-year-old horses run on Epsom Downs in England or a similar race run elsewhereNew Haven *
n., a large container for water, used for immersing and washing the bodySagadahoc*
n., a building devoted to the worship of a god or godsHillsborough*
v., to feel deep respect or admiration for somethingSuffolk
n., a maker of glovesOrleans
n., a naturally raised area of land, not as high or craggy as a mountainMerrimack
n., a large North American reindeerAroostook
adj., of a reddish-brown colour of hairAndroscoggin*
v., to supervise candidates during an examinationRutland
n., a network of interconnecting rabbit burrowsBristol (R.I.)*
adj., severe or bare in appearance or outlineCoös
adj., in a westward position or directionWashington (R.I.)
v., to bend the head or upper part of the body as a sign of respect, greeting, or shameMerrimack
n., a cereal plant that tolerates poor soils and low temperaturesRockingham
n., the protective care of God or of nature as a spiritual powerProvidence
n., the main body of a ship or other vessel, including the bottom, sides, and deck but not the masts, superstructure, rigging, engines, and other fittingsPlymouth
n., a person regarded as likely to succeed or as a potential customer, client, etc.New Haven *
n., an act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle, game, or other competitionEssex (Vt.)
n., a person who carves a hard material professionallyPlymouth
n., an item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with a filling between them, eaten as a light mealBarnstable*

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