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Mar·y·land

 (mĕr′ə-lənd) Abbr. MD or Md.
A state of the eastern United States. One of the original Thirteen Colonies, it was founded by Lord Baltimore in 1634 as a refuge for English Roman Catholics. Maryland ratified the United States Constitution in 1788. Annapolis is the capital and Baltimore the largest city.

Mar′y·land·er n.

Maryland

(ˈmɛərɪˌlænd; ˈmɛrɪlənd)
n
(Placename) a state of the eastern US, on the Atlantic: divided into two unequal parts by Chesapeake Bay: mostly low-lying, with the Alleghenies in the northwest Capital: Annapolis. Pop: 5 508 909 (2003 est). Area: 31 864 sq km (12 303 sq miles). Abbreviation: Md or MD (with zip code)

Mar•y•land

(ˈmɛr ə lənd)

n.
a state in the E United States, on the Atlantic coast. 5,296,486; 10,577 sq. mi. (27,395 sq. km). Cap.: Annapolis. Abbr.: MD, Md.
Mar′y•land•er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Maryland - a Mid-Atlantic stateMaryland - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Mid-Atlantic states - a region of the eastern United States comprising New York and New Jersey and Pennsylvania and Delaware and Maryland
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
Aberdeen - a town in northeastern Maryland
Annapolis, capital of Maryland - state capital of Maryland; site of the United States Naval Academy
Baltimore - the largest city in Maryland; a major seaport and industrial center
Fort George G. Meade, Fort George Gordon Meade, Fort Meade - a United States Army base in Maryland; headquarters of the National Security Agency
Frederick - a town in northern Maryland to the west of Baltimore
Hagerstown - a town in northern Maryland
Chesapeake Bay - a large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland; fed by Susquehanna River
Potomac, Potomac River - a river in the east central United States; rises in West Virginia in the Appalachian Mountains and flows eastward, forming the boundary between Maryland and Virginia, to the Chesapeake Bay
Susquehanna, Susquehanna River - a river in the northeastern United States that rises in New York and flows southward through Pennsylvania and Maryland into Chesapeake Bay
2.Maryland - one of the British colonies that formed the United States
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