Wheaton definition by Webster's New World
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city in NE Ill., near Chicago: pop. 55,000
Origin: after W. L. Wheaton, early settler
Wheaton definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A city of northeast Illinois west of Chicago. Settled in the 1830s, it is mainly residential. Population: 54,600.
- An unincorporated community of central Maryland, a residential suburb of Washington, D.C. Population: 57,600.