Maryland definition

mĕrə-lənd
A state of the eastern United States. One of the original Thirteen Colonies, it was founded by Lord Baltimore in 1634 as a refuge for English Roman Catholics. Maryland ratified the United States Constitution in 1788. Annapolis is the capital and Baltimore the largest city.
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(place) State of the E U.S., on the Atlantic: one of the 13 original states: 9,774 sq mi (25,314 sq km); cap. Annapolis.
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A state of the United States of America Capital: Annapolis.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
maryland
Plural:
marylands

Origin of maryland

  • Named after the Queen Consort of England, Henrietta Maria of France.

    From Wiktionary