geographical name 1. city SE New York on the Hudson population 23,456 2. city Canada in SE Ontario on Lake Ontario near head of St. Lawrence River; capital of Canada 1841-44 population 114,195 3. (or in full Kingston upon Thames) royal borough of SW Greater London, England capital of Surrey population 130,600 4. city & port capital of Jamaica on Kingston Harbor (inlet of the Caribbean) population 103,771

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