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ˈkɪŋz tən, ˈkɪŋ stənKingston

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kingstonnoun

    a town on the Hudson River in New York

  2. Kingstonnoun

    a town in southeast Ontario on Lake Ontario near the head of the Saint Lawrence River

  3. Kingston, capital of Jamaica, Jamaican capitalnoun

    capital and largest city of Jamaica


  1. Kingstonnoun

    The capital of Jamaica.

  2. Kingstonnoun

    Any of various towns or cities in the UK, US, Canada or Australia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kingstonnoun

    alt. of Kingstone


  1. Kingston

    Kingston is a city in and the county seat of Ulster County, New York, USA. It is 91 miles north of New York City and 59 miles south of Albany. It became New York's first capital in 1777, and was burned by the British on October 16, 1777, after the Battles of Saratoga. In the 19th century, the city became an important transport hub after the discovery of natural cement in the region, and had both railroad and canal connections. Passenger rail service has since ceased, and many of the older buildings are part of three historic districts, such as the Stockade District uptown, the Midtown Neighborhood Broadway Corridor, and the Rondout-West Strand Historic District downtown.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Kingston

    1, capital (13) of Frontenac County, Ontario, on the NE. shore of the Lake, 150 m. E. of Toronto, an important commercial town with shipbuilding and engineering works; is the seat of Queen's University, military and medical colleges, and an observatory. 2, Capital (47) of Jamaica, on a great bay on the S. coast, on the edge of a sugar-growing district; exports sugar, tobacco, and dye-woods, and imports cotton, flour, and rice. 3, a town (21) on the Hudson, N.Y., has great blue stone-flag quarries, and cement-works, breweries, and tanneries.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. kingston

    A city in Ulster Co., N. Y., 90 miles north of New York City. It was burnt by a British force under Sir Henry Clinton, October 7, 1777; it was afterwards rebuilt and incorporated as a village in 1805.

  2. kingston

    A village and township of Luzerne Co., Pa. In this township the massacre of Wyoming took place, on July 3, 1778. See Wyoming Valley.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Kingston

    The capital of Jamaica, after William III., in whose reign (1693) it was founded.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kingston in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kingston in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Kingston in a Sentence

  1. Don Blakeman:

    The good news is really that it waved out into the ocean, it would have been a much different story if it had been right in Kingston.

  2. Kingston Reif:

    Over the past decade, it has invested considerable resources in its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and undertaken extensive nuclear and missile testing in order to realize the capability to threaten the Kingston Reif homeland with missile attack. As a result, North Korea has neared the time when it could credibly do so.


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  4. Kingston Reif:

    Missile Defense Review states that North Korea has yet to achieve the capability to credibly threaten the Kingston Reif homeland. North Korea has not conducted enough tests to establish confidence in a reliable, working missile. But we have to assume that North Korea has a nuclear-armed ICBM that could strike the Kingston Reif, even if the missile only have a 50 % chance of hitting a major Kingston Reif city, that's enough to establish a modicum of deterrence.

  5. Bart Higgins:

    Still, for now we live in Brooklyn, as renters, but we have a real life upstate in Kingston where we have more time by the fireplace, exploring the woods and finding salamanders by the pond on the weekend.

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    (slang) a merchant who deals in shoddy or inferior merchandise
    • A. anestrus
    • B. auspices
    • C. schlockmeister
    • D. omphalos

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