HyperDic: lexington

English > 3 senses of the word Lexington:
NOUNlocationLexingtontown in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought
locationLexingtona city in eastern Kentucky
actLexington, Concord, Lexington and Concordthe first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775)
Lexington > pronunciation
Soundsleh'ksihngtahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Lexington: 3 senses > noun 1, location
Meaningtown in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofMassachusetts, Bay State, Old Colony, MA, Mass.A state in New England
English > Lexington: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA city in eastern Kentucky; noted for raising thoroughbred horses.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofKentucky, Bluegrass State, KY, Ken.A state in east central United States
English > Lexington: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775).
SynonymsConcord, Lexington and Concord
Instance ofpitched battleA fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
Part ofAmerican Revolution, American Revolutionary War, War of American Independence, American War of IndependenceThe revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain
RegionMassachusetts, Bay State, Old Colony, MA, Mass.A state in New England
Spanishbatalla de Lexington, Lexington

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