Definition of Maryland
1. Noun. A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies.
Generic synonyms: American State
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa, Mid-atlantic States, South
Terms within: Aberdeen, Annapolis, Capital Of Maryland, Baltimore, Fort George G. Meade, Fort George Gordon Meade, Fort Meade, Frederick, Hagerstown, Chesapeake Bay, Potomac, Potomac River, Susquehanna, Susquehanna River
2. Noun. One of the British colonies that formed the United States.
Definition of Maryland
1. Proper noun. A (USstate) Capital: Annapolis. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Maryland
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1898)
"Proprietary commission to Leonard Calvert, governor of Maryland. ... In Maryland Archives, III. 439. 1662. Royal instructions to Sir William Berkeley, ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Maryland Historical Society, Fund Publication, 35, Calvert Papers, no. ... 6-12: Notes by Father Hughes: Hall, "Narratives of Early Maryland" (New York, ..."
3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1910)
"In 1854, the general assembly of Virginia met this action upon the part of the state of Maryland by the passage of an act which provides : "Whereas the ..."
4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"MY Maryland THE despot's heel is on thy shore, Maryland! His torch is at thy temple door, Maryland! Avenge the patriotic gore That flecked the streets of ..."
5. The Photographic History of the Civil War ...: Thousands of Scenes by Francis Trevelyan Miller, Robert Sampson Lanier (1911)
"His torch is at thy temple door, Maryland! Avenge the patriotic gore That ... Hark to an exiled son's appeal, Maryland ! My Mother State, to thee I kneel, ..."
6. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"About the year 1691 the governor and assembly of Maryland determined to divide ... Bray accepted it, but was unable to get out for Maryland until the return ..."