Kingston

geographical name Kings·ton \ ˈkiŋ-stən \

Definition of Kingston

1 city on the Hudson River in southeastern New York population 23,893
2 city in southeastern Ontario, Canada, on Lake Ontario near the head of the Saint Lawrence River population 123,363
Note: Kingston was the capital of Canada from 1841 to 1844.
3 or in full Kingston upon Thames royal borough of southwestern Greater London, England population 160,000
Note: Kingston is the capital of Surrey.
4 city and port on Kingston Harbor (an inlet of the Caribbean Sea), Jamaica population 103,771
Note: Kingston is the capital of Jamaica.

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