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  • 6 After Valmy he had to retire to Hamm in Westphalia, where, on the death of Louis XVI., he proclaimed himself regent; from here he went south, with the idea of encouraging the royalist feeling in the south of France, and settled at Verona, where on the death of Louis XVII.
  • The mineral occurs in metalliferous veins in the lead mines of Strontian in Argyllshire, Pateley Bridge in Yorkshire, Braunsdorf near Freiberg in Saxony; abundantly in veins in calcareous marl near Minster and Hamm in Westphalia; and in limestone at Schoharie in New York.
  • Ham, a home, and hamm, an enclosure); these are not distinguished in modern English, e.g.
  • HAMM, a town of Germany, in the Prussian province of Westphalia, on the Lippe, 19 m.
  • Hamm, which became a town about the end of the 12th century, was originally the capital of the countship of Mark, and was fortified in 1226.

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