city in NE Mass.: pop. 72,000
city in NE Kans., on the Kansas
River: pop. 80,000
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Wortherkunft von 'Lawrence'(sense 1) after Abbot Lawrence (1792-1855), Boston merchant, founder of the town; (sense 2) after Amos A. Lawrence (1814-86), Boston manufacturer; active in antislavery group that founded the town