how to pronounce amherst


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amherst is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of amherst in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… i went to umass amherst and …”

meanings of amherst


  1. A city in Ohio.
  2. A city in Texas.
  3. A town in New Hampshire.
  4. An English surname​.
  5. A town in Massachusetts.
  6. A town in Quebec.
  7. A town in Victoria, Australia.
  8. A town in Maine.
  9. A town in Nova Scotia.
  10. A census-designated place in Colorado.
  11. A town, the county seat of Amherst County, Virginia.
  12. A village in Wisconsin.
  13. A town in New York.
  14. A village in Nebraska.


  1. Ellipsis of Lady Amherst's pheasant.

amherst frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word amherst occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics amherst can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that amherst can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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