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Richmond

[ rich-muhnd ]
/ ˈrɪtʃ mənd /
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noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Richmond

Richmond
/ (ˈrɪtʃmənd) /

noun
a borough of Greater London, on the River Thames: formed in 1965 by the amalgamation of Barnes, Richmond, and Twickenham; site of Hampton Court Palace and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Pop: 179 200 (2003 est). Area: 55 sq km (21 sq miles)Official name: Richmond-upon-Thames
a town in N England, in North Yorkshire: Norman castle. Pop: 8178 (2001)
a port in E Virginia, the state capital, at the falls of the James River: developed after the establishment of a trading post (1637); scene of the Virginia Conventions of 1774 and 1775; Confederate capital in the American Civil War. Pop: 194 729 (2003 est)
a county of SW New York City: coextensive with Staten Island borough; consists of Staten Island and several smaller islands
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Cultural definitions for Richmond

Richmond

The capital of Virginia.

notes for Richmond

Capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War.
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