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[lek-sing-tuh n] /ˈlɛk sɪŋ tən/

a town in E Massachusetts, NW of Boston: first battle of American Revolution fought here April 19, 1775.
a city in N Kentucky.
a city in central North Carolina.
a city in NE central Kentucky, in the bluegrass region: major centre for horse-breeding. Pop (including Fayette): 266 798 (2003 est)
a city in Massachusetts, northwest of Boston: site of the first action (1775) of the War of American Independence. Pop: 30 631 (2003 est)


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