Definition of Old dominion
1. Noun. A state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War.
Geographical relationships: Battle Of Bull Run, Bull Run, Chancellorsville, Battle Of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Petersburg, Petersburg Campaign, Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania, Wilderness Campaign, Siege Of Yorktown, Yorktown, Wilderness
Terms within: Shenandoah National Park, Capital Of Virginia, Richmond, Blacksburg, Jamestown, Newport News, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Portsmouth, Roanoke, Virginia Beach, Bull Run, Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg, Petersburg, Spotsylvania, Yorktown, Mount Vernon, Alleghenies, Allegheny Mountains, Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains, Chesapeake Bay, Clinch River, Elizabeth River, Hampton Roads, James, James River, Potomac, Potomac River, Rappahannock, Rappahannock River, Shenandoah River, Shenandoah Valley
Generic synonyms: American State
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa, South
Group relationships: Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States Of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South
Definition of Old dominion
1. Proper noun. Virginia (US state) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Old Dominion
Literary usage of Old dominion
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Presbyterian Historical Almanac and Annual Remembrancer of the Churchby Joseph M. Wilson by Joseph M. Wilson (1859)
"THE great invention of the day ii the old dominion COFFEE-POT, in which coffee can be made without the least loes of aroma. Even ordinary coffee, in one of ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"... the old dominion, contrasting the manners of the conservative and revolutionary races, the followers of Charles and of Noll in the State; The Kenh/ck- ..."
3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Brigham Young, Nov. 22: ' Journal of Discourses,' vi. 72. old dominion. Virginia. 1699 In the preamble of the Act of Parliament of 1699, ..."
4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"I. PRELIMINARY The old dominion mine, situated 1 mile north of the town of ... While the old dominion has been recognized as a wet mine since its early days ..."
5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
""(3) If the said goods were delivered to the old dominion Steamship Company, ... Answer: "They were lost by the old dominion Steamship Company and never ..."