a seaport in NE Florida, on the St. John's River.
a city in central Arkansas.
a city in W Illinois.
a city in SE North Carolina.
a town in E Texas.
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How to use Jacksonville in a sentence
When Henne, 35, started the Chiefs’ regular season finale while Mahomes rested, it was his first start since the 2014 season with Jacksonville.Chad Henne is in the pantheon of NFL backup QB heroes, whether he gets another shot or not | Cindy Boren | January 21, 2021 | Washington Post
I’ve analyzed this decision from every angle — the time is right in Jacksonville, and the time is right for me to return to coaching.Urban Meyer returns to coaching, jumps to NFL with hiring by Jacksonville Jaguars | Mark Maske | January 15, 2021 | Washington Post
The Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars and Carolina Panthers continue to look to replace their fired general managers.Texans open NFL hiring season by bringing in Patriots executive as general manager | Mark Maske | January 6, 2021 | Washington Post
Former NFL player and Notre Dame star Louis Nix said on Twitter on Wednesday that he was headed for surgery after being shot at a Jacksonville gas station the night before.Ex-NFL player says he was shot while pumping air into tires at gas station | Des Bieler | December 10, 2020 | Washington Post
Jacksonville also very nearly won Sunday, forcing overtime with the Minnesota Vikings.
A pinch hitter named Pickle Smith was announced for Jacksonville.The Great Paul Hemphill Celebrates the Long Gone Birmingham Barons | Paul Hemphill | March 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Michael Dunn, a 45-year-old man, pulled into a Jacksonville gas station in November 2012.With Guns, the Threatened Can Quickly Become the Threat | David Frum | January 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The granddaughter of Syrian immigrants, Corey is a Jacksonville native.Who Is Angela Corey? From Being Fired to Prosecuting Zimmerman | Caroline Linton | July 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Fernandez was indicted in March 2011, when he was a 12-year-old sixth-grader at Kernan Middle School in Jacksonville.13-Year-Old Cristian Fernandez Will Face Life Without Parole for Killing Brother, Court Rules | Eliza Shapiro | November 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Did you catch this report from the (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union the other day?
She's been hired out a spell in Jacksonville,—nuss to a little gal, and now she's gwine home.
With a part of the dollar given her by "the man from the Norf," she had commissioned Ted to buy her a ring in Jacksonville.
It needed polishing, and she rubbed it until it looked nearly as well as when Ted brought it to her from Jacksonville.
The enthusiasm with which they started had all oozed out, and that night they marched back to Jacksonville.The Memoirs of General P. H. Sheridan, Complete | General Philip Henry Sheridan
The first word of his death had come in his own letter, brought across on a filibustering steamer and wired on from Jacksonville.Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son | George Horace Lorimer
British Dictionary definitions for Jacksonville
a port in NE Florida: the leading commercial centre of the southeast. Pop: 773 781 (2003 est)
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Cultural definitions for Jacksonville
Largest city in Florida, located in northeastern Florida.
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