What is Maryland?

  • (noun): One of the British colonies that formed the United States.
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Maryland (i/ˈmɛrɨlənd/) is a U.S. state located in the Mid Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east. Maryland was the seventh state to ratify the United States Constitution, and has three occasionally used nicknames: the Old Line State, the Free State, and the Chesapeake Bay State.

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Maryland - Sports
... See also Sports in Maryland and List of athletes from Maryland With two major metropolitan areas, Maryland has a number of major and minor professional sports franchises ... Two National Football League teams play in Maryland, the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore City and the Washington Redskins in Landover ... Association's Washington Wizards formerly played in Maryland, until the construction of an arena in Downtown D.C ...
Spiro Agnew - Later Life
... an international trade executive with homes in Rancho Mirage, California Arnold, Maryland Bowie, Maryland and near Ocean City, Maryland ... died unexpectedly on September 17, 1996, at age 77 at Atlantic General Hospital, in Berlin, Maryland, in Worcester County (near his Ocean City home), only a few hours after being hospitalized and ... at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, a cemetery in Timonium, Maryland, in Baltimore County in the Garden of the Last Supper section of the cemetery, north of Padonia Road, and to ...
Town - By Country - United States - Maryland
... a smaller entity than a city, legally they are exactly the same as far as Maryland law is concerned ... city of Baltimore (which is a special case), in Maryland, there is no difference between a "city" and a "town," it is simply part of the name that was chosen to designate an incorporated municipality ...
Walkersville, Maryland - Geography
... According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.3 square miles (11 km2).Nearly all of it is land ... Only 0.23% is water ...
2002 Midwest To Mid-Atlantic United States Tornado Outbreak - Virginia, Maryland
... Crossing the Potomac River into Maryland, the storm then spawned a series of powerful (F2, F3 and F4) tornadoes that moved along a nearly continual path ... Continuing east, damage fluctuated between F2 and F4 levels through eastern Charles County, Maryland and southern Calvert County, Maryland ... on the Eastern Shore in Dorchester County, Maryland ...

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