Hampton meaning

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An independent city of southeast Virginia opposite Norfolk on Hampton Roads, the outlet of three rivers into Chesapeake Bay. Settled by colonists from Jamestown in 1610, the city was sacked by the British in the War of 1812 and was almost burned to the ground by Confederates in 1861 to prevent its occupation by Union troops.
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(person) 1818-1902; U.S. politician & Confederate general.
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(place) Seaport in SE Va., on Hampton Roads.
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Any of several places in England and Scotland from Saxon words meaning homestead and enclosure.
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An English and Scottish habitational surname​ from the placenames.
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A city in Arkansas.
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A town in Connecticut.
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A city in Minnesota.
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A hamlet in Missouri.
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A town in New Hampshire.
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A town in South Carolina.
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A historic section of London, England. It includes Hampton Court Palace, built by Cardinal Wolsey in 1515 and appropriated by Henry VIII around 1526. George II was the last to use it as a royal residence, and much of the palace is now open to the public.
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