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Old Dominion   /oʊld dəmˈɪnjən/   Listen
Old Dominion

noun
1.
A state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War.  Synonyms: Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia.






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"Old Dominion" Quotes from Famous Books



... artisans to migrate thither. A scheme for taking a large number of European emigrants directly from foreign ports to Richmond, and thence to scatter them throughout Virginia, is being considered by the Virginia politicians. The wealthy men in the Old Dominion, who were Secessionists for the sake of secession, and who gave every assistance to the Rebel cause, are opposed to the admission of Northern settlers. They may be unable to prevent it, but they will be none the less earnest in ...
— Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field • Thomas W. Knox

... at a time when panic prices prevailed) tens of millions of dollars worth of stock in railroad, mining, manufacturing and other industries. He owned, for instance, $2,750,000 worth of shares in the Phelps-Dodge Copper Queen Mining Company; $1,419,510 in the Old Dominion Company, and millions more in other mining companies. His holdings in the Great Northern Railway, the history of which is one endless chain of fraud, amounted to millions of dollars—$3,840,000 of preferred ...
— Great Fortunes from Railroads • Gustavus Myers

... in crossing a corduroy road in the West, where can one hope to be so thoroughly shaken up? I answer, nowhere! And have I not a right to insist, for my native State, upon all that truth will permit? Am I not a daughter of the Old Dominion, a member of one of the F.F.V's? Did not my grandfather ride races with General Washington? Did not my father wear crape on his hat at his funeral? Let that man or woman inclined to deny me this privilege, go, as I have, ...
— Aunt Phillis's Cabin - Or, Southern Life As It Is • Mary H. Eastman



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