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Lex·ing·ton

 (lĕk′sĭng-tən)
1. A city of north-central Kentucky east of Louisville. A noted center for the raising of thoroughbred horses, it was named in 1775 after the Battle of Lexington.
2. A town of northeast Massachusetts, a residential suburb of Boston. The Battle of Lexington (April 19, 1775) marked the beginning of the American Revolution.

Lexington

(ˈlɛksɪŋtən)
n
1. (Placename) a city in NE central Kentucky, in the bluegrass region: major centre for horse-breeding. Pop (including Fayette): 266 798 (2003 est)
2. (Placename) a city in Massachusetts, northwest of Boston: site of the first action (1775) of the War of American Independence. Pop: 30 631 (2003 est)

Lex•ing•ton

(ˈlɛk sɪŋ tən)

n.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lexington - town in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was foughtLexington - town in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
2.Lexington - a city in eastern Kentucky; noted for raising thoroughbred horses
Bluegrass State, Kentucky, KY - a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses
3.Lexington - the first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775)
American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independence, War of American Independence - the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
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