from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A state of the east-central United States. It was admitted as one of the original Thirteen Colonies in 1788. The colony was founded by Lord Baltimore in 1634 as a refuge for English Roman Catholics. Annapolis is the capital and Baltimore the largest city. Population: 5,620,000.
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- proper n. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Annapolis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of the British colonies that formed the United States
- n. a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
Named after the Queen Consort of England, Henrietta Maria of France. (Wiktionary)