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Kingstown

[kingz-toun] /ˈkɪŋzˌtaʊn/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, on SW St. Vincent island.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

noun
1.
an island state in the S Windward Islands, in the SE West Indies comprising St. Vincent island and the N Grenadines: gained independence 1979. 150 sq. mi. (389 sq. km).
Capital: Kingstown.
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  • Are you certain that the yacht has not returned to Kingstown?

    Roland Cashel Charles James Lever
  • All set out for Kingstown, in the neighborhood of which the race was to come off.

    Confessions Of Con Cregan Charles James Lever
  • But, with your leave, we 'll start from Kingstown again at nine.

    Nuts and Nutcrackers Charles James Lever
  • That will then be the time to go down to the baths at Howth or Kingstown.

    Time and Tide

    Robert S. (Robert Stawell) Ball
  • Tom O'Donovan caught, just caught the mail boat at Kingstown.

    Lady Bountiful George A. Birmingham
  • I eloped with him from Kingstown in Jamaica, and George divorced me.

    A Coin of Edward VII

    Fergus Hume
  • He was, when I last heard of him, lodging in Kingstown or Blackrock.

    By the Barrow River Edmund Leamy
  • The Kingstown obelisk commemorates his departure from his Irish dominions.

    Romantic Ireland; volume 1/2 M.F and B. McM. Mansfield
  • If time permitted, the owner might meet the yacht at Kingstown, near Dublin.

    Yachting Vol. 1 Various.
  • But the departure of one of these ships from Kingstown is a sight to behold.

    The Royal Mail James Wilson Hyde
British Dictionary definitions for Kingstown

Kingstown

/ˈkɪŋzˌtaʊn/
noun
1.
the capital of St Vincent and the Grenadines: a port and resort. p.: 31 000 (2005 est)
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