Definitions for kingstownˈkɪŋzˌtaʊn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kingstown(noun)

    the capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; on Saint Vincent

Wiktionary

  1. Kingstown(ProperNoun)

    The capital city of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

  2. Kingstown(ProperNoun)

    The former name for Dun Laoghaire in Ireland.

Freebase

  1. Kingstown

    Kingstown is the capital, chief port, and main commercial centre of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. With a population of 25,418, Kingstown is the most populous as well as the largest settlement by area in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It is the centre for the island's agricultural industry and a port of entry for tourists. The city lies within the parish of Saint George in the south-west corner of Saint Vincent. Exports include bananas which are shipped mainly to the United Kingdom, coconuts, and arrowroot. The city contains numerous shops, eating places and markets. It is built partially on reclaimed land and is the location of many important buildings, including the Financial Complex which was built in 1991 and accommodates the Office of the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister as well as those of other departments of government, a Court Office of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court and almost all of the governmental ministries.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Kingstown

    seaport of Dublin, 7 m. SE.; was till 1817 but a fishing village; has a harbour designed by Rennie, which cost £525,000; was originally Dunleary, and changed into Kingstown on George IV.'s visit in 1821.

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