- a city in SW Ohio, on the Ohio River.
- Bowling Slang. a split in which the eight and ten pins remain standing.
Examples from the Web for cincinnati
He has written for Married… With Children, WKRP in Cincinnati, and is a columnist for the Los Angeles Daily News.The Disaster Story That Hollywood Had Coming
December 17, 2014
Before leaving Cincinnati, Leslie told friends he wanted to make some “easy money” in New York City.
It was the Civil War that drove Leslie from his Cincinnati home to the bustling metropolis of New York City.
Last month, he traveled to Cincinnati to address the Urban League.Rand Paul = Democrats’ Enemy #1
August 7, 2014
On” is a beach cottage rental technical term meaning “closer to the ocean than Cincinnati.Why I Hate The Beach
P. J. O’Rourke
July 27, 2014
Her own business in Cincinnati proved so brief as to take her breath.Southern Lights and Shadows
In 1848 a through route was completed between Cincinnati and Lake Erie.The Railroad Question
The specimen can be seen in the Lloyd Library in Cincinnati.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
There is a young man in Cincinnati, who is so modest that he will not "embrace an opportunity."
The letter is a burlesque account of the trip to Cincinnati.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
- a city in SW Ohio, on the Ohio River. Pop: 317 361 (2003 est)
Word Origin and History for cincinnati
city on the Ohio River in Ohio, U.S., founded 1789 and first called Losantiville, name changed 1790 by territorial Gov. Arthur St. Clair, in honor of the Society of the Cincinnati, a fraternal veterans' organization founded 1783 by former Revolutionary War officers (St. Clair was a member) and named for Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus, 5c. B.C.E. Roman hero who saved the city from crisis and then retired to his farm rather than rule. His name is a cognomen in the gens Quinctia, literally "with curly hair," from Latin cincinnus "curl, curly hair." Related: Cincinnatian.