Origin of Lexingtonafter the Boston suburb city in NC Ky., in Fayette county, with which it constitutes a metropolitan government (Lex′ington-Fay′ette)
Origin of Lexingtonafter Robt. Sutton (1661-1723), 2d Baron of Lexington suburb of Boston, in E Mass.
- A city of north-central Kentucky east of Louisville. A noted center for the raising of thoroughbred horses, it was named in 1775 after the Battle of Lexington.x
- A town of northeast Massachusetts, a residential suburb of Boston. The Battle of Lexington (April 19, 1775) marked the beginning of the American Revolution.x