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Richmond

[rich-muh nd] /ˈrɪtʃ mənd/
noun
1.
former name of Staten Island (def 2)
2.
a port in and the capital of Virginia, in the E part on the James River: capital of the Confederacy 1861–65.
3.
Also called Richmond-upon-Thames
[rich-muh nd-uh-pon-temz, -pawn-] /ˈrɪtʃ mənd əˌpɒnˈtɛmz, -ˌpɔn-/ (Show IPA)
. a borough of Greater London, England, on the Thames River: site of Kew Gardens.
4.
a seaport in W California, on San Francisco Bay.
5.
a city in E Indiana.
6.
a city in E central Kentucky.
7.
a male given name.
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Richmond

/ˈrɪtʃmənd/
noun
1.
a borough of Greater London, on the River Thames: formed in 1965 by the amalgamation of Barnes, Richmond, and Twickenham; site of Hampton Court Palace and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Pop: 179 200 (2003 est). Area: 55 sq km (21 sq miles) Official name Richmond-upon-Thames
2.
a town in N England, in North Yorkshire: Norman castle. Pop: 8178 (2001)
3.
a port in E Virginia, the state capital, at the falls of the James River: developed after the establishment of a trading post (1637); scene of the Virginia Conventions of 1774 and 1775; Confederate capital in the American Civil War. Pop: 194 729 (2003 est)
4.
a county of SW New York City: coextensive with Staten Island borough; consists of Staten Island and several smaller islands
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The capital of Virginia.

Note: Capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War.
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