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ˈwɪl mɪŋ tənWilm·ing·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wilmingtonnoun

    a town in southeastern North Carolina on the Cape Fear River

  2. Wilmingtonnoun

    the largest city in Delaware


  1. Wilmington

    Wilmington is the largest city in the state of Delaware, United States, and is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine Creek, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River. It is the county seat of New Castle County and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. Wilmington was named by Proprietor Thomas Penn after his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister in the reign of George II of Great Britain. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 70,851, a decrease of 2.4% from 2000. The metropolitan area which includes the cities of Philadelphia, and Camden, New Jersey had a 2006 population of 5,826,742, and a combined statistical area of 6,398,896.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Wilmington

    a large and handsome city and port in Delaware, 25 m. SW. of Philadelphia, with extensive manufactures; also the name of the largest city (20) in North Carolina, with considerable manufactures and trade; was a chief Confederate port during the Civil War.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. wilmington

    A city and port of North Carolina, in New Hanover County, and situated on the Cape Fear River. It was captured by the Union forces in February, 1865, Fort Fisher, its principal defense, having been taken by storm on the 15th of the month preceding.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wilmington in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wilmington in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Wilmington in a Sentence

  1. Tom Carter:

    Whilst this damage may have been perpetrated for humour or some other reason, the actions that have been taken are unacceptable, the Long Man of Wilmington is protected by law as a Scheduled Ancient Monument for its historical significance.

  2. Michael Bagdes-Canning:

    We went to Wilmington in June to send JPMorganChase a message - 15 of us elders were arrested in front of their credit card headquarters in rocking chairs. At that time we were demanding that Chase quit funding fossil projects. We at Occupy Biden had the same message - we called on President Biden to declare a climate emergency and to end all new fossil projects.

  3. Joe Biden:

    Somalis have made my city of Wilmington, Delaware, [their home] on a smaller scale. There is a large, very identifiable Somali community, i might add if you ever come to the train station with me you’ll notice I have great relationships with them because there’s an awful lot driving cabs and are friends of mine. For real. I’m not being solicitous. I’m being serious.

  4. Kellyanne Conway:

    I find it petty and partisan and completely unhelpful to the American population to have a former vice president, who was here for eight years, in his bunker in Wilmington just lobbing criticisms, reading from prepared notes and not that well.

  5. Joe Biden:

    Somalis have made my city of Wilmington, Delaware, [ their home ] on a smaller scale. There is a large, very identifiable Somali community.

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