Williamsburg

[ wil-yuh mz-burg ]
/ ˈwɪl yəmzˌbɜrg /

noun

a city in SE Virginia: colonial capital of Virginia; now restored to its original pre-Revolutionary style.

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Williamsburg
/ (ˈwɪljəmzˌbɜːɡ) /

noun

a city in SE Virginia: the capital of Virginia (1693–1779); the restoration of large sections of the colonial city was begun in 1926. Pop: 11 605 (2003 est)
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