HyperDic: decatur

English > 3 senses of the word Decatur:
NOUNperson Decatur, Stephen DecaturUnited States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820)
locationDecatura city in central Illinois
locationDecatura town in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River
Decatur > pronunciation
Soundsdihkey'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > Decatur: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820).
SynonymStephen Decatur
Instance ofnaval officerAn officer in the navy
SpanishStephen Decatur
CatalanStephen Decatur
English > Decatur: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA city in central Illinois; Abraham Lincoln practiced law here.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofIllinois, Prairie State, Land of Lincoln, IL, Ill.A midwestern state in north-central United States
English > Decatur: 3 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA town in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofAlabama, Heart of Dixie, Camellia State, AL, Ala.A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico

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