Martha's VineyardMar·tha's Vineyard
island off the SE coast of Mass., south of Cape Cod: c. 100 sq mi (259 sq km)
Origin of Martha's Vineyardafter a Martha Gosnold and the wild grapes growing there
An island of southeast Massachusetts off the southwest coast of Cape Cod. A whaling and fishing center in the 1700s and early 1800s, it is now a popular resort area.
- An island in Massachusetts, famous for once being home to one of the earliest known deaf communities.
- Although the island's name does not include island or synonyms, on is used, as in "I live on Martha's Vineyard".