What does Richmond mean?

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ˈrɪtʃ məndRich·mond

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Richmond, capital of Virginia(noun)

    capital of the state of Virginia located in the east central part of the state; was capital of the Confederacy during the American Civil War

Wiktionary

  1. Richmond(ProperNoun)

    The capital of Virginia.

    Etymology: riche + mont

  2. Richmond(ProperNoun)

    A common place name (Richmonds on Wikipedia)

    Etymology: riche + mont

  3. Richmond(ProperNoun)

    derived from the English place name.

    Etymology: riche + mont

  4. Richmond(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

    Etymology: riche + mont

Freebase

  1. Richmond

    Richmond are a value brand of tobacco cigarettes re-introduced into UK markets in 1999. They come in the following varieties: Regular, Gold and Menthol - all three in King Size and Superking sizes. The brand is in competition at the lower end of the market, against value UK cigarette brands such as Mayfair, Sovereign and Park Road. Richmond's variants Superkings and King Size are the fourth and fifth top-selling cigarettes in the UK respectively. They are characterised by the bright blue packaging, which in early 2006 underwent a redesign: the serif font used being replaced for a more modern sans-serif, and general appearance becoming more minimalist. In 2008, new limited edition packs of Richmond cigarettes were released under the name "Chill Edition". In 2011, Richmond cigarette packaging across the brand varieties was updated, with the introduction of tactile feeback packaging experimented with in the 2008 Chill Edition packaging. In August 2011, the Richmond brand introduced a new variant. 'Richmond Superslims' follow in the wider introduction to the UK tobacco products market of 'demi-slim' cigarettes, such as British American Tobacco's Vogue Perle brand.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Richmond

    1, an interesting old borough (4) in Yorkshire, on the Swale, 49 m. N.W. of York; has a fine 11th-century castle, now partly utilised as barracks, remains of a Franciscan friary, a racecourse, &c. 2, A town (23) in Surrey, 9 m. W. of London; picturesquely situated on the summit and slope of Richmond Hill, and the right bank of the Thames; has remains of the royal palace of Sheen, a magnificent deer park, a handsome river bridge, &c.; supplies London with fruit and vegetables; has many literary and historical associations. 3, Capital (85) of Virginia, U.S.; has a hilly and picturesque site on the James River, 116 m. S. of Washington; possesses large docks, and is a busy port, a manufacturing town (tobacco, iron-works, flour and paper mills), and a railway centre; as the Confederate capital it was the scene of a memorable, year-long siege during the Civil War, ultimately falling into the hands of Grant and Sheridan in 1865.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. richmond

    The capital of Virginia, on the left bank of the James River, at the head of the tide-water, 150 miles from its mouth, and 100 miles south of Washington. In June, 1861, it was selected as the Confederate capital, and from that period was the objective-point of a series of formidable military expeditions for its capture, under Gens. McDowell, McClellan, Burnside, Hooker, Meade, and Grant, and defended by Gen. Lee with a large army and formidable lines of fortifications, until the seizure of the lines of supply by Gens. Grant and Sheridan compelled its evacuation after a series of sanguinary battles, April 3, 1865. A considerable portion of the city was destroyed by the retreating Confederates.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Richmond

    When Edward I. built himself a sumptuous palace on the south bank of the Thames he gave it the name of Sheen, the Saxon for “resplendent.” This being consumed by fire in 1479, Henry VI., rebuilt it, and then called it Richmond, after the beautiful seat in Yorkshire whence he took the title of his earldom. Richmond signifies a rich prospect from the hill occupied by its ancient castle.

How to pronounce Richmond?

  1. Alex
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    Veena
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How to say Richmond in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Richmond in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Richmond in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Richmond in a Sentence

  1. Braden Reddall:

    We play an important role in the success of the City of Richmond as we are the largest employer and the largest taxpayer in the city, after more than a century of operating here, it’s natural for us to be involved in the political sphere, as we are in many other aspects of the community.

  2. Levar Stoney:

    Jefferson Davis was a racist traitor who fled our city as Jefferson Davis troops carried out orders to burn it to the ground, jefferson Davis never deserved to be up on that pedestal. July 1, we will begin the process the state requires to remove these monuments to the Old Richmond of a Lost Cause.

  3. House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert:

    It is not a place for hate or violence, any group that comes to Richmond to spread white supremacist garbage, or any other form of hate, violence or civil unrest isnt welcome here.

  4. Todd Gilbert:

    Any group that comes to Richmond to spread white supremacist garbage, or any other form of hate, violence, or civil unrest isn't welcome here, while we and our Democratic colleagues may have differences, we are all Virginians and we will stand united in opposition to any threats of violence or civil unrest from any quarter.

  5. Todd Gilbert:

    Any group that comes to Richmond to spread white supremacist garbage, or any other form of hate, violence, or civil unrest isn't welcome here, house Republicans reject any attempt by any group to infuse any kind of twisted or extreme worldview into this fundamentally democratic exercise.

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