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1. A city of southeast Ontario, Canada, on Lake Ontario near the head of the St. Lawrence River. The present city was founded by Loyalists in 1783 on the site of Fort Frontenac, a crucial defense point in the French and Indian Wars. It was capital of the Province of Canada from 1841 to 1843.
2. The capital of Jamaica, in the southeast part of the island on the Caribbean Sea. It was founded c. 1692 and became the capital in 1872.
1. (Placename) the capital and chief port of Jamaica, on the SE coast: University of the West Indies. Pop: 574 000 (2005 est)
2. (Placename) a port in SE Canada, in SE Ontario: the chief naval base of Lake Ontario and a large industrial centre; university (1841). Pop: 108 158 (2001)
3. (Placename) the capital of Norfolk Island, in the S Pacific Ocean
4. (Placename) short for Kingston upon Thames
Kings•ton(ˈkɪŋz tən, ˈkɪŋ stən)
1. the capital of Jamaica. 600,000.
2. a port in SE Ontario, in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario. 55,050.
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|Noun||1.||Kingston - a town on the Hudson River in New York|
|2.||Kingston - a town in southeast Ontario on Lake Ontario near the head of the Saint Lawrence River|
Ontario - a prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada
|3.||Kingston - capital and largest city of Jamaica|
Jamaica - a country on the island of Jamaica; became independent of England in 1962; much poverty; the major industry is tourism