HyperDic: hampton_roads

English > 2 senses of the expression Hampton Roads:
NOUNobjectHampton Roadsa channel in southeastern Virginia through which the Elizabeth River and the James River flow into Chesapeake Bay
actHampton Roadsa naval battle of the American Civil War (1862)
English > Hampton Roads: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA channel in southeastern Virginia through which the Elizabeth River and the James River flow into Chesapeake Bay.
Instance ofchannelA deep and relatively narrow body of water (as in a river or a harbor or a strait linking two larger / larger bodies) that allows the best passage for vessels
Part ofVirginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.A state in the eastern United States
Region ofHampton RoadsA naval battle of the American Civil War (1862)
SpanishHampton Roads
CatalanHampton Roads
English > Hampton Roads: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA naval battle of the American Civil War (1862); the indecisive battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac.
Instance ofnaval battleA pitched battle between naval fleets
Part ofAmerican Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the Statescivil war in the United States between the North and the South
RegionHampton RoadsA channel in southeastern Virginia through which the Elizabeth River and the James River flow into Chesapeake Bay
SpanishHampton Roads
CatalanHampton Roads

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