from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region and former province of northwest France south of Normandy. United with Anjou in 1126, it passed to England when Henry Plantagenet became king in 1154. Maine reverted to the French crown in 1481.
- A state of the northeast United States. It was admitted as the 23rd state in 1820. First explored by Europeans in 1602, the region was annexed by Massachusetts in 1652. Maine's northern boundary with New Brunswick was settled by a treaty with Great Britain in 1842. Augusta is the capital and Portland the largest city. Population: 1,320,000.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A province in northwest France, centred on Le Mans
- proper n. The northeasternmost state of the United States of America. Capital: Augusta
- proper n. A town in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
- proper n. A town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin.
- proper n. A town in Broome County, New York.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. One of the New England States.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a state in New England
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