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Line breaks: Bal¦ti|more
Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːltɪmɔː
, ˈbɒl-/

Definition of Baltimore in English:

A seaport in north Maryland; population 636,919 (est. 2008).


named after George Calvert, the first Baron Baltimore (circa1580–1632), who in 1632 obtained a grant of land for the colony later to become Maryland.



Pronunciation: /bɔːltɪˈmɔːrɪən, bɒl-/
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • He learned that rats hate raw beets (I sympathize) and that scrambled eggs and macaroni and cheese are popular rat comfort foods, just as they are for human Baltimoreans.
  • The survey reveals that Baltimoreans have concerns about quality of life: The social scene is wanting, public schools are lacking, and job opportunities are in short supply.
  • Such oval and round cellarets are known in this country only from Baltimore and places to which Baltimoreans migrated, such as Winchester, Virginia, in the Shenandoah valley.

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