Definition of Old dominion state
1. Noun. A state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War.
Geographical relationships: Battle Of Bull Run, Bull Run, Chancellorsville, Battle Of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Petersburg, Petersburg Campaign, Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania, Wilderness Campaign, Siege Of Yorktown, Yorktown, Wilderness
Terms within: Shenandoah National Park, Capital Of Virginia, Richmond, Blacksburg, Jamestown, Newport News, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Portsmouth, Roanoke, Virginia Beach, Bull Run, Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg, Petersburg, Spotsylvania, Yorktown, Mount Vernon, Alleghenies, Allegheny Mountains, Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains, Chesapeake Bay, Clinch River, Elizabeth River, Hampton Roads, James, James River, Potomac, Potomac River, Rappahannock, Rappahannock River, Shenandoah River, Shenandoah Valley
Generic synonyms: American State
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa, South
Group relationships: Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States Of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South
Lexicographical Neighbors of Old Dominion State
Literary usage of Old dominion state
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of William H. Seward by William Henry Seward (1888)
"You will no longer hereafter hear of the " Old Dominion " state. Dominion has been passing away from Virginia long ago. Pennsylvania is no longer the ..."
2. A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: The Leaders and Representative Men in by E. Polk Johnson, Lewis Publishing Company (1912)
"The latter was a son of Dr. John W. Tompkins. who likewise was born in the Old Dominion state and who was one of the early representatives of the dental ..."
3. Great American Legislators: Source Extracts by Howard Walter Caldwell (1900)
"Yon will not longer hereafter hear of the " Old Dominion " state. Dominion has been passing away from Virginia long ago. Pennsylvania is no longer the ..."
4. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"Ole Virginia never tire (American), a time-honoured expression applied to the old dominion state, or the Mother of Presidents. It is generally heard, ..."
5. Some Old Historic Landmarks of Virginia and Maryland: Described in a Hand by William H. Snowden (1904)
"It will always be one of the places of the Old Dominion state to attract pilgrimages from lands afar, on account of its interesting historic associations; ..."
6. A History of Texas and Texans by Francis White Johnson, Ernest William Winkler (1914)
"He himself is a native of the old dominion state, having been born in Prince George county, Virginia, September 17, ..."