Definitions

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.

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  • n. one of the British colonies that formed the United States
  • n. a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies

Etymologies

Named after the Queen Consort of England, Henrietta Maria of France. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • MARYLAND CIVIL WAR HISTORY TRIP A day trip to two battlefields in Maryland, the site of the Battle of Monocacy and the Antietam battlefield over the South Mountain. 8 a. m.-3 p.m.

    Arlington, Alexandria arts, entertainment events

  • BRIANNA KEILAR, CNN CORRESPONDENT, SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND (voice-over): Bob Rodweller of Maryland is gearing up for the ride of his life.

    CNN Transcript May 26, 2007

  • PAUL PINKSY, MARYLAND STATE SENATE: We in Maryland think those people are decent, reasonable people who have to get to work.

    CNN Transcript Nov 29, 2007

  • MARYLAND: Benefits 103,000 workers in Maryland, representing 8.0 percent of all hourly workers in the state.

    Minimum Wage Raise Benefits On State By State Basis

  • Maryland no detailed statement can be found, but much valuable information is contained in Newton D. Mereness, _Maryland as a

    England in America, 1580-1652

  • The standard authorities for the history of Maryland are J.V.L. McMahon, _Historical View of the Government of Maryland_ (1831); John

    England in America, 1580-1652

  • MARYLAND - A medical marijuana bill has cleared a Senate Committee in Maryland.

    WMDT Top News Stories

  • MARYLAND - Triple-A wants Maryland lawmakers to take steps to protect transportation funding.

    WMDT Top News Stories

  • MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA - New laws went into effect in Maryland and Virginia at midnight

    Your4state.com News Feed

  • MARYLAND - Lawmakers in Maryland passed several bills during the last day of session to toughen penalties for sex offenders.

    WMDT Top News Stories

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