from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital of St. Helena in the southern Atlantic Ocean. Population: 637.
- A city of western New York on Chautauqua Lake near the Pennsylvania border. It is the trade center of a farming and grape-producing region. Population: 29,900.
- A former village of southeast Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in America. It was founded in May 1607 and named for the reigning monarch, James I. Jamestown became the capital of Virginia after 1619 but was almost entirely destroyed during Bacon's Rebellion (1676) and further declined after the removal of the capital to Williamsburg (1698-1700).
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- proper n. The capital of the island Saint Helena.
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- n. a former village on the James River in Virginia to the north of Norfolk; site of the first permanent English settlement in America in 1607
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