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Williamsburg

[wil-yuh mz-burg] /ˈwɪl yəmzˌbɜrg/
noun
1.
a city in SE Virginia: colonial capital of Virginia; now restored to its original pre-Revolutionary style.
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  • In the infancy of these establishments, their only market was at Williamsburg.

    Chronicles of Border Warfare Alexander Scott Withers
  • At Williamsburg, the rumor of his approach brought on a scene of consternation.

    Patrick Henry

    Moses Coit Tyler
  • During his three years in the governorship, he had lived in the palace at Williamsburg.

    Patrick Henry

    Moses Coit Tyler
  • Daniel Blaine, of Williamsburg, since the war a Presbyterian divine.

  • The proximity to Williamsburg was evident from the destruction every where apparent in our path.

    The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty
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Williamsburg

/ˈwɪljəmzˌbɜːɡ/
noun
1.
a city in SE Virginia: the capital of Virginia (1693–1779); the restoration of large sections of the colonial city was begun in 1926. Pop: 11 605 (2003 est)
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