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English noun: Hampton Roads

1. Hampton Roads (object) a channel in southeastern Virginia through which the Elizabeth River and the James River flow into Chesapeake Bay

Instance hypernymchannel

Part meronymOld Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia

Domain region membersHampton Roads

2. Hampton Roads (act) a naval battle of the American Civil War (1862); the indecisive battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac

Instance hypernymnaval battle

Part meronymAmerican Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States

Domain regionHampton Roads

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