Huntington definition by Webster's New World
- Huntington, Collis Potter 1821-1900; U.S. railroad builder
- Huntington, Samuel 1731-96; Am. statesman: signer of the Declaration of Independence
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city in W W.Va., on the Ohio River: pop. 51,000
Origin: after Collis Potter Huntington, its founder
Huntington definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of western West Virginia on the Ohio River west of Charleston. Founded in 1871 as a railroad terminus, it has glass and chemical industries. Population: 49,000.
, Collis Potter 1821-1900.
American transportation executive who built the western section of the first U.S. transcontinental railroad (completed 1869).
, Samuel 1731-1796.
American Revolutionary leader. He was president of the Continental Congress (1779-1781 and 1783), a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and governor of Connecticut (1786-1796).