from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the West Indies, on the southwest coast of St. Vincent Island. A botanic garden, the oldest of its kind in the Western Hemisphere, was established here in 1763. Population: 13,000.
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- proper n. The capital city of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- proper n. The former name for Dun Laoghaire in Ireland.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; on Saint Vincent
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It was once called Kingstown and before that the English called it Dunleary.
Spooky's reading me official snowfall reports of 18 "in North Kingstown and 22" in West Greenwich.
(Soundbite of song, "Jamaican Woman") FAB FIVE: (Singing) Kingstown woman knows everything.
Mandatory evacuations were ordered in areas of several coastal towns and cities, including Westerly, Narragansett and South Kingstown.
An occupied state police car was damaged when a tree fell on it in a state trooper's driveway in North Kingstown, White says.
But the couple, who live in South Kingstown, are taking a practical view of the situation.
Unable to marry in Rhode Island, Luisa DeLuca, 45, and Brenda Harvey, 41, of South Kingstown, tied the knot last summer in neighboring Massachusetts, which legalized gay marriage, under court order, in 2004.
In Kingstown, Jamaica scores of civilians have tragically died over the last few days as government forces battle violent killers intent on protecting a drug lord.
What happened was as follows: after passing a pleasant afternoon taking the waters off what many of my friends still refer wistfully to as Kingstown we repaired to the ‘buzzing’ eatery on the seafront.
Here, in 1675, a military force of Puritans from Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay, and Connecticut massacred a group of Narragansett, mostly women, children, and elderly men living at a winter camp in the Great Swamp located in present-day South Kingstown.