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[ahr-ling-tuh n] /ˈɑr lɪŋ tən/
a county in NE Virginia, opposite Washington, D.C.: national cemetery.
a city in N Texas.
a city in E Massachusetts.
a town in SE New York. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Mr. Lincoln was alone, seated in his business room up stairs, looking toward Arlington Heights through a widely opened window.

    Men of Our Times Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • The Arlington was the most exclusive and expensive hotel in town.

  • Large sums of money were also distributed to Buckingham, Arlington, and Clifford.

    Political Women, Vol. 2 (of 2) Sutherland Menzies
  • They made their home at Arlington, Vermont, with frequent visits to Europe.

    Americans All Various
  • On leaving Arlington, we motored past the great wireless station with the Potomac and Washington lying below, back to the city.

    While I Remember Stephen McKenna
British Dictionary definitions for Arlington


a county of N Virginia: site of Arlington National Cemetery
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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