Definition of Maryland in English:

Maryland

Syllabification: Mar·y·land
Pronunciation: /ˈmerələnd
 
/
A state in the eastern US that surrounds Chesapeake Bay, on the Atlantic coast; population 5,633,597 (est. 2008); capital, Annapolis; statehood, Apr. 28, 1788 (7). Colonized by England in the 1600s, it was one of the original thirteen states.

Origin

named after Queen Henrietta Maria (1609–69), wife of Charles I.

Derivatives

Marylander

Pronunciation: /-ˌlandər/
noun
More example sentences
  • There is a sign in the background of the stage which reads: ‘Security for All Marylanders.’
  • This, I suspect, is because he understands that most Marylanders, and maybe even most Democrats, agree with him.
  • Trade with Marylanders was based on the exchange of European-made goods such as ceramics, glass, textiles, and wine for American tobacco.

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