Definition of Kingston

1. Noun. A town on the Hudson River in New York.

Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Empire State, New York, New York State, Ny

2. Noun. A town in southeast Ontario on Lake Ontario near the head of the Saint Lawrence River.
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Ontario

3. Noun. Capital and largest city of Jamaica.
Exact synonyms: Capital Of Jamaica, Jamaican Capital
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Jamaica

Definition of Kingston

1. n. The black angel fish. See Angel fish, under Angel.

Definition of Kingston

1. Proper noun. The capital of Jamaica. ¹

2. Proper noun. Any of various towns or cities in the UK, US, Canada or Australia. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kingston

Kingdom of Spain
Kingdom of Swaziland
Kingdom of Sweden
Kingdom of Thailand
Kingdom of The Netherlands
Kingdom of Tonga
Kingdom of Yemen
Kingdom of the Netherlands
Kings Canyon National Park
Kingsley splint
Kingston (current term)
Kingston's metal
Kingston-upon Hull
Kingston upon Hull
Kingston valve
Kingston valves
Kinkiang fever
Kinnaird compliant

Literary usage of Kingston

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by William Johnson (1853)
"The plaintiff also produced a deed, executed by the trustees of Kingston, ... The defendant then read in evidence a deed from the trustees of Kingston to ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In 1838 Kingston received the charter of a city, though still called a town. ... From Kingston have come many of the leading statesmen of the Canadian ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1898)
"The first Kingston batsman got a base on balls, but he starved to death on first base, for the next three never touched the ball except for an occasional ..."

4. Annual Report (1905)
"Kingston NY Directora of tbe Company. Kingston Kingston Kingston Kingston Kingston ... General offices at Kingston, NY Date of stockholders annual meeting, ..."

5. Sea Power in Its Relations to the War of 1812 by Alfred Thayer Mahan (1905)
"On the afternoon of the 5th, near Kingston, he captured six out of seven transports bound thither with re-enforcements. Of these, two were the schooners ..."

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