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1. (Placename) a city in NE central Kentucky, in the bluegrass region: major centre for horse-breeding. Pop.: 260 512 (2000)
2. (Placename) a city in Massachusetts, northwest of Boston: site of the first action (1775) of the War of American Independence. Pop.: 28 974 (1990)
Lex•ing•ton (ˈlɛk sɪŋ tən)
1. a town in E Massachusetts, NW of Boston: first battle of the American Revolution fought here April 19, 1775. 29,479.
2. a city in N Kentucky. 239,942.
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American Revolutionary War
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Lexington and Concord
"Yes," replied Grandfather; "it was so called, because the British, without provocation, had fired upon a party of minute-men, near Lexington meeting-house, and killed eight of them.
These led them to execute every diabolical scheme; and, on the fifteenth day of August, commanded a party of Indians and Canadians, of about five hundred in number, against Briant's station, five miles from Lexington.
Five years later, in the twilight of an April morning, he stood on the green, beside the meeting-house, at Lexington, where now the obelisk of granite, with a slab of slate inlaid, commemorates the first fallen of the Revolutions.
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