seaport & capital of Jamaica, on the SE coast: pop. c. 104,000
port in SE Ontario, Canada, at the outlet of Lake Ontario into the St. Lawrence: pop. 56,000
orig., King's Town (1784), in honor of George III
See Kingston in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A city of southeast Ontario, Canada, on Lake Ontario near the head of the St. Lawrence River. The present city was founded by Loyalists in 1783 on the site of Fort Frontenac, a crucial defense point in the French and Indian Wars. It was the capital of Canada from 1841 to 1844. Population: 117,000.
The capital of Jamaica, in the southeast part of the island on the Caribbean Sea. It was founded c. 1692 and became the capital in 1872. Population: 579,000.
, Maxine Hong Born 1940.
American writer noted for incorporating her Chinese-American background into her writings. Her best known works include The Woman Warrior (1976) and China Men (1980).