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

  • The largest city of Kentucky, in the northeast-central part east-southeast of Louisville. A noted center for the raising of thoroughbred horses, it was named in 1775 after the Battle of Lexington. Population: 271,000.
  • A town of northeast Massachusetts, a residential suburb of Boston. The Battle of Lexington (April 19, 1775) marked the beginning of the American Revolution. Population: 30,200.

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  • proper n. Any number of places in the USA, see Wikipedia:Lexington
  • proper n. The battle of Lexington, one of the first battles in the American Revolutionary War, see Wikipedia:Battles of Lexington and Concord

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  • n. a city in eastern Kentucky; noted for raising thoroughbred horses
  • n. town in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought
  • n. the first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775)


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