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Jacksonville

[jak-suh n-vil]
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noun
  1. a seaport in NE Florida, on the St. John's River.
  2. a city in central Arkansas.
  3. a city in W Illinois.
  4. a city in SE North Carolina.
  5. a town in E Texas.
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  • The heaviest movements were from west Florida, from Tampa and Jacksonville.

  • It was exhibited at the Sub-tropical Exposition, at Jacksonville.

  • We don't know who was in the boat, though if we were in Jacksonville, we could easily ascertain.

    Up the River

    Oliver Optic

  • There is nothing to prevent her from coming about and running back to Jacksonville.

    Up the River

    Oliver Optic

  • Nothing had been said about trying the fish since we left Jacksonville.

    Up the River

    Oliver Optic


British Dictionary definitions for jacksonville

Jacksonville

noun
  1. a port in NE Florida: the leading commercial centre of the southeast. Pop: 773 781 (2003 est)
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jacksonville in Culture

Jacksonville

Largest city in Florida, located in northeastern Florida.

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Commercial and financial center.
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