HyperDic: old_dominion

English > 1 sense of the expression Old Dominion:
NOUNlocationOld Dominion, Virginia, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.a state in the eastern United States
English > Old Dominion: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War.
SynonymsVirginia, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.
Instance ofAmerican stateOne of the 50 states of the United States
Member ofConfederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, South, Dixie, DixielandThe southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
Part ofSouthThe region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
PartsAlleghenies, Allegheny MountainsThe western part of the Appalachian Mountains
BlacksburgA university town in southwestern Virginia (west of Roanoke) in the Allegheny Mountains
Blue Ridge Mountains, Blue RidgeA range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
Bull RunA creek in northeastern Virginia / Virginia where two battles were fought in the American Civil War
ChancellorsvilleA village in northeastern Virginia
Chesapeake BayA large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland
Clinch RiverA river that rises in southwestern Virginia and flows generally southwestward across eastern Tennessee to the Tennessee River
Elizabeth RiverA short river in southeastern Virginia flowing between Norfolk and Portsmouth into Hampton Roads
FredericksburgA town in northeastern Virginia on the Rappahannock River
Hampton RoadsA channel in southeastern Virginia through which the Elizabeth River and the James River flow into Chesapeake Bay
James, James RiverA river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads
JamestownA former village on the James River in Virginia to the north of Norfolk
LynchburgA city in central Virginia
Mount VernonThe former residence of George Washington in northeastern Virginia / Virginia overlooking the Potomac river
Newport NewsA port city in southeastern Virginia at the mouth of the James River off Hampton Roads
Norfolkport city located in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay
PetersburgA town in southeastern Virginia / Virginia (south of Richmond)
PortsmouthA port city in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk
Potomac, Potomac RiverA river in the east central United States
Rappahannock, Rappahannock RiverA river that flows across eastern Virginia into the Tidewater region
Richmond, capital of VirginiaCapital of the state of Virginia located in the east central part of the state
RoanokeA city in southwestern Virginia
Shenandoah National ParkA national park in Virginia for the Blue Ridge Mountains
Shenandoah RiverA river of northern Virginia that empties into the Potomac at Harpers Ferry
Shenandoah ValleyA large valley between the Allegheny Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains in northern Virginia
SpotsylvaniaA village in northeastern Virginia / Virginia where battles were fought during the American Civil War
Virginia BeachThe largest city in Virginia
YorktownA historic village in southeastern Virginia to the north of Newport News
Region ofBull Run, Battle of Bull RunEither of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862)
ChancellorsvilleA major battle in the American Civil War (1863)
Fredericksburg, Battle of FredericksburgAn important battle in the American Civil War (1862)
Petersburg, Petersburg CampaignThe final campaign of the American Civil War (1864-65)
Spotsylvania, battle of Spotsylvania CourthouseA battle between the armies of Grant and Lee during the Wilderness Campaign
WildernessA wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where bloody but inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War
Wilderness CampaignAmerican Civil War
Yorktown, siege of YorktownIn 1781 the British under Cornwallis surrendered after a siege of three weeks by American and French troops
CatalanVirginia, Virgínia

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