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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of western West Virginia on the Ohio River west of Charleston. Founded in 1871 as a railroad terminus, it has glass and chemical industries. Population: 49,000.
  • Huntington, Collis Potter 1821-1900. American transportation executive who built the western section of the first U.S. transcontinental railroad (completed 1869).
  • Huntington, Samuel 1731-1796. American Revolutionary leader. He was president of the Continental Congress (1779-1781 and 1783), a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and governor of Connecticut (1786-1796).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. an English habitational surname for someone who lived at any of several places whose name is derived from Old English hunta, hunter, especially from Huntingdon
  • proper n. A city in West Virginia, United States

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. American revolutionary leader who signed the Declaration of Independence and was president of the Continental Congress (1731-1796)
  • n. a city of western West Virginia on the Ohio river at the mouth of the Kanawha
  • n. United States physician who first described Huntington's chorea
  • n. United States railroad executive who built the western section of the first United States transcontinental railroad (1821-1900)

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