Kingston

[ kingz-tuhn, king-stuhn ]
/ ˈkɪŋz tən, ˈkɪŋ stən /

noun

Maxine Hong [hong], /hɒŋ/, born 1940, U.S. novelist.
a seaport in and the capital of Jamaica.
a port in SE Ontario, in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario.
a city in SE New York, on the Hudson River.
a borough in E Pennsylvania, on the Susquehanna River opposite Wilkes-Barre.

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Kingston
/ (ˈkɪŋstən) /

noun

the capital and chief port of Jamaica, on the SE coast: University of the West Indies. Pop: 574 000 (2005 est)
a port in SE Canada, in SE Ontario: the chief naval base of Lake Ontario and a large industrial centre; university (1841). Pop: 108 158 (2001)
the capital of Norfolk Island, in the S Pacific Ocean
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