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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 94 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LAKEWOOD, a village of Ocean county, New Jersey, U.S.A., in the township of Lakewood, 59 M. S. by W. of New York city, and 8 m. from the coast, on the Central Railroad of New Jersey. Pop. (Igloo) of the township, including the village, 3094; (19o5) 4265; (1910) 5149. Lakewood is a fashionable health and winter resort, and is situated in the midst of a pine forest, with two small lakes, and many charming walks and drives. In the village there are a number of fine residences, large hotels, a library and a hospital. The winter temperature is 10-120 F. warmer than in New York. The township of Lakewood was incorporated in 1892.
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LAKH (from the Sans. laksha, one hundred thousand)

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