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The capital of Maryland, in the central part of the state on an inlet of Chesapeake Bay south-southeast of Baltimore. Settled in 1649, it was the site of the Annapolis Convention in 1786, which led to the federal Constitutional Convention of 1787. The US Naval Academy, founded in 1845, is in Annapolis.
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(Placename) the capital of Maryland, near the mouth of the Severn River on Chesapeake Bay: site of the US Naval Academy. Pop: 36 178 (2003 est)
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the capital of Maryland, in the central part, on Chesapeake Bay: U.S. Naval Academy. 33,360.
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