Definitions for oldhamˈoʊl dəm; locally ˈaʊ dəm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Old•hamˈoʊl dəm; locally ˈaʊ dəm(n.)
a city in Greater Manchester, in NW England. 220,400.
Category: Geography (places)
A metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
on the Medlock, 7 m. NE. of Manchester, is the largest of the cotton manufacturing towns round that centre; it has 300 cotton mills, and manufactures besides silks, velvets, hats, and machinery; there is a lyceum, and a school of science and art.