Hampton Roads


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Hamp′ton Roads′


n.
a channel in SE Virginia between the mouth of the James River and Chesapeake Bay.
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Noun1.Hampton Roads - a channel in southeastern Virginia through which the Elizabeth River and the James River flow into Chesapeake BayHampton Roads - a channel in southeastern Virginia through which the Elizabeth River and the James River flow into Chesapeake Bay
Hampton Roads - a naval battle of the American Civil War (1862); the indecisive battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
2.Hampton Roads - a naval battle of the American Civil War (1862); the indecisive battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
Hampton Roads - a channel in southeastern Virginia through which the Elizabeth River and the James River flow into Chesapeake Bay
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Investing a small sum which he had amassed since leaving his native village, in merchandise suited to the American market, he embarked, in the month of November, 1783, in a ship bound to Baltimore, and arrived in Hampton Roads in the month of January.
General Services Administration (GSA), demanding that both agencies present a plan to expedite the completion of outpatient VA medical facilities in Hampton Roads and Fredericksburg.
Old Point Financial Corporation is the parent company of The Old Point National Bank of Phoebus and Old Point Trust & Financial Services, N.A., a Hampton Roads wealth management services provider.
Kroger Mid-Atlantic division announced associates working at 22 Kroger stores in its Richmond and Hampton Roads market have ratified a new labor agreement with The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 400.
Securities and Exchange Commission, assigned a 'AA+' rating on the following revenue bonds to be issued by the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission (HRTAC), Virginia: --$500,000,000 Hampton Roads Transportation Fund, senior lien revenue bonds series 2018A.
The Department of Justice announced Monday it launched a civil rights investigation into the conditions at Hampton Roads Regional Jail in Virginia.
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Portsmouth, VA, March 02, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Hampton Roads Community Health Center was recently awarded a grant of $140,000 from the Virginia Health Care Foundation.
The federal government shutdown and across-the-board sequester cuts have caused notable economic pain in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia, an area with a large population of federal contractors, government employees and veterans.
The ASMC Hampton Roads Chapter has sworn in new Officers at the ASMC Annual Turnover Luncheon on 12 June 2013 at the Langley Air Force Base Club.
Willox, MD.MBA, CPE, FACS, is vice president of medical for Bon Sccours DePaul Medical Center and the chief medical officer for the Bon Secours Medical Group in the Hampton Roads, Va.
Abstract Defense spending accounts for more than 45 percent of all economic activity in the Hampton Roads, Virginia metropolitan region (population 1.67 million and gross regional product $81 billion annually).

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