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Maryland

Mar·y·land

Maryland

 
pronunciation:
mae rih lnd
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part of speech: noun
definition: an east central U.S. state on the Atlantic coast between Delaware and Virginia. (abbr.: MD)
derivation: Marylander (n.)
Word History
King Charles I of England named Maryland in honor of his wife, Henrietta Maria, when it was founded as a colony in 1632.