Hammond definition by Webster's New World
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city in NW Ind., near Chicago: pop. 83,000
Origin: after G. H. Hammond, local meatpacker
Hammond definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of northwest Indiana on the Illinois border west of Gary. It is highly industrialized. Population: 78,300.