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Kingston

Line breaks: Kings|ton
Pronunciation: /ˈkɪŋstən
 
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Definition of Kingston in English:

1The capital and chief port of Jamaica; population 580,000 (est. 2007). Founded in 1693, it became capital in 1870.
2A port in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario, at the head of the St Lawrence River; population 117,207 (2006).
3 (also Kingston upon Thames) A town and London borough on the south bank of the Thames, county town of Surrey.

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