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Meaning of Richmond

Rich•mond

Pronunciation: (rich'mund), [key]
— n.
  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. 219,214.
  3. Also calleda borough of Greater London, England, on the Thames River: site of Kew Gardens. 168,300.
  4. a seaport in W California, on San Francisco Bay. 74,676.
  5. a city in E Indiana. 41,349.
  6. a city in E central Kentucky. 21,705.
  7. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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