Definition of Richmond

1. Noun. Capital of the state of Virginia located in the east central part of the state; was capital of the Confederacy during the American Civil War.

Exact synonyms: Capital Of Virginia
Generic synonyms: State Capital
Group relationships: Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, Va, Virginia

Definition of Richmond

1. Proper noun. The capital of Virginia. ¹

2. Proper noun. A common place name (''Richmonds on Wikipedia'') ¹

3. Proper noun. (surname from=Old English dot=) derived from the English place name. ¹

4. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Richmond

Richardson's geranium
Richardson-Steele-Olszewski syndrome
Richardson ground squirrel
Richardson vole
Richea dracophylla
Richea pandanifolia
Richmondena Cardinalis
Richter's hernia
Richter's syndrome
Richter-Monro line
Richter scale
Richter scales
Ricinus communis
Ricinus communis agglutinin

Literary usage of Richmond

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"(richmond, 1911); STITH, A Hist, of the First Discovery and Settlement of Va. ... (richmond, 1850) ; SHEA, The Hist, of the Catholic Church in the US (Akron ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"JE Johnston, commanding the Confederate army, advanced from his works around richmond and attacked Mc- Clellan. The battle continued two days, ..."

3. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1866)
"What the Confederates anticipated on the fall of richmond.—Two opinions.—Pro- * phetic words of the richmond Examiner.—Disintegration of Lee's army. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In May 1607, John Smith, Captain Newport and others ascended the James River as far as the place where richmond now stands. In September 1609, Smith, ..."

5. The North American Review by Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1891)
"richmond, VIRGINIA. No ONE can write of the historic city of richmond without some ... Thirty years ago the cry was "On to richmond 1 On to richmond ! ..."

6. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1865)
"LATE SCENES IN richmond. IN the July (1864) number of this magazine there is an article entitled " The May Campaign in Virginia," which gives an outline of ..."

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