What does Chesapeake mean?

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ˈtʃɛs əˌpikCh·e·sa·peake

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  1. Chesapeake

    Chesapeake is an independent city located in the South Hampton Roads portion of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area of Virginia in the United States. One of the cities Hampton Roads, Chesapeake was formed in 1963 by a political consolidation of the city of South Norfolk with the former Norfolk County, which dated to 1691. Chesapeake is the second-largest city by land area in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Chesapeake is a diverse city in which few urban areas as well as many square miles of protected farmland, forests, and wetlands, including a substantial portion of the Great Dismal Swamp. Extending all the way from the rural border with North Carolina to the harbor area of Hampton Roads adjacent to the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth, Chesapeake is located on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and has miles of waterfront industrial, commercial and residential property. It is currently the third largest city in Virginia in terms of population. As of 2012, its population is 228,210. In 2011, Chesapeake was named the 21st best city in America by Bloomberg Businessweek.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Chesapeake

    Indian for “great waters.”

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How to say Chesapeake in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chesapeake in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chesapeake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Chesapeake in a Sentence

  1. Kathleen Gaffney:

    There will be survivors, and I think Chesapeake is one of them.

  2. Chesapeake Energy:

    Chesapeake is deeply saddened by the news that we have heard today and our thoughts and prayers are with the McClendon family during this difficult time.

  3. Chesapeake Energy:

    Chesapeake is deeply saddened by the news that we have heard today and our thoughts and prayers are with the Aubrey McClendon family during this difficult time.

  4. Alison Prost:

    The Chesapeake Bay lost a champion today, while there were many issues that were near and dear to Speaker Busch, he elevated saving the Bay to a priority for the General Assembly, and legislators followed his lead.

  5. Vicki Hart:

    I assisted a friend who served on the Chesapeake Bay Commission, and this is inaccurately being tied to Smithfield Foods, i was not paid for this assistance, and any suggestion that I lobbied for Smithfield Foods is inaccurate.

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