Hampton Roads
geographical name channel SE Virginia through which James & Elizabeth rivers flow into Chesapeake Bay

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hampton Roads —   [ hæmptən rəʊds], der Teil des Ästuars des James River, der unmittelbar vor der Mündung in die Chesapeakebai liegt, in Südostvirginia, USA. Die Hampton Roads bilden einen ausgezeichneten Naturhafen. Am Nordufer liegen die Hafenstädte Hampton… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hampton Roads — es un nombre que puede referir a: El Área metropolitana de Virginia Beach Norfolk Newport News, comúnmente conocida como Hampton Roads, en Estados Unidos. El puerto o estuario de Hampton Roads, sobre la que se encuentra dicha área metropolitana.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hampton Roads — [see HAMPTON2 & ROAD (sense 4)] channel & harbor in SE Va., linking the James River estuary with Chesapeake Bay …   English World dictionary

  • Hampton Roads — Coordinates: 36°58′N 76°22′W / 36.967°N 76.367°W / 36.967; 76.367 …   Wikipedia

  • Hampton Roads — 36°58′N 76°22′W / 36.967, 76.367 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hampton Roads — Satellitenfoto des Gebiets Hampton Roads (wörtlich „Hampton Reede“) bezeichnet den Wasserweg im US Bundesstaat Virginia, an dem die Flüsse James , Nansemond und Elizabeth River in die Chesapeake Bay münden, und das Ballungsgebiet um den Wasserweg …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hampton Roads — a channel in SE Virginia between the mouth of the James River and Chesapeake Bay: battle between the Monitor and the Virginia 1862. * * * Channel in the U.S. through which the James, Elizabeth, and Nansemond rivers flow into Chesapeake Bay. About …   Universalium

  • Hampton Roads — Canal en Estados Unidos de América en el que confluyen los ríos James, Elizabeth y Nansemond antes de desembocar en la bahía de Chesapeake. Tiene 6 km (4 mi) aprox. de ancho y 12 m (40 pies) de profundidad; ha sido una base militar importante… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Hampton Roads — Hamp′ton Roads′ n. geg a channel in SE Virginia between the mouth of the James River and Chesapeake Bay …   From formal English to slang

  • Hampton Roads — channel, SE Virginia; connects several rivers with Chesapeake Bay; scene of the engagement of the “Monitor” and the “Merrimack,” 1862 …   Webster's Gazetteer

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