Definition of Richmond in US English:


proper noun

  • 1An industrial port city in north central California, on the eastern side of San Francisco Bay, north of Berkeley; population 102,285 (est. 2008).

  • 2An industrial city in east central Indiana; population 36,733 (est. 2008).

  • 3A city in east central Kentucky, southeast of Lexington; population 32,895 (est. 2008).

  • 4The capital of Virginia, a port on the James River; population 202,002 (est. 2008). During the Civil War, it was the Confederate capital from July 1861 until its capture in 1865.