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  1. a seaport in NE Florida, on the St. John's River.

  2. a city in central Arkansas.

  1. a city in W Illinois.

  2. a city in SE North Carolina.

  3. a town in E Texas.

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British Dictionary definitions for Jacksonville


/ (ˈdʒæksənˌvɪl) /

  1. 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.

Notes for Jacksonville

Commercial and financial center.

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