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.
(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.
A state of the United States of America Capital: Annapolis.
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Origin of maryland
Named after the Queen Consort of England, Henrietta Maria of France.
Maryland Sentence Examples
Its scene is Maryland during the American Revolution.
It was afternoon in Maryland, where Hannah was.
He was admitted to the bar at Annapolis in 1761, and for more than twenty years was a member of the Maryland legislature.
Brockville is just over the border from Maryland and Washington.
At six o'clock we pulled off the highway and found a family style restaurant in a small Maryland town.