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Wil·liams·burg

 (wĭl′yəmz-bûrg′)
An independent city of southeast Virginia northwest of Newport News. Settled c. 1632, it was the capital of Virginia from 1699 to 1779 but declined after the capital was moved to Richmond. In 1926 a large-scale restoration project, financed mainly by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., was begun, in which some 700 modern buildings were removed, 83 colonial buildings were renovated, and more than 400 buildings were reconstructed on their original sites. The city is now a popular tourist center and the seat of William and Mary College (established 1693).

Williamsburg

(ˈwɪljəmzˌbɜːɡ)
n
(Placename) a city in SE Virginia: the capital of Virginia (1693–1779); the restoration of large sections of the colonial city was begun in 1926. Pop: 11 605 (2003 est)

Wil•liams•burg

(ˈwɪl yəmzˌbɜrg)

n.
a city in SE Virginia: colonial capital of Virginia; now restored to its original pre-Revolutionary style.
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