Maryland

[ mer-uh-luh nd ]
/ ˈmɛr ə lənd /

noun

a state in the E United States, on the Atlantic coast. 10,577 sq. mi. (27,395 sq. km). Capital: Annapolis. Abbreviation: MD (for use with zip code), Md.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Maryland

Mar·y·land·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for maryland

Maryland
/ (ˈmɛərɪˌlænd, ˈmɛrɪlənd) /

noun

a state of the eastern US, on the Atlantic: divided into two unequal parts by Chesapeake Bay: mostly low-lying, with the Alleghenies in the northwest Capital: Annapolis. Pop: 5 508 909 (2003 est). Area: 31 864 sq km (12 303 sq miles)Abbreviation: Md, (with zip code) MD
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Cultural definitions for maryland

Maryland

State in the eastern United States bordered by Pennsylvania to the north, Delaware to the east, and Virginia and West Virginia to the south and west. Its capital is Annapolis. Baltimore is its largest city.

notes for Maryland

One of the thirteen colonies.
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