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Noun: Lexington  lek-sing-tun
  1. A city in eastern Kentucky; noted for raising thoroughbred horses
     
  2. Town in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought
     
  3. The first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775)
    - Concord, Lexington and Concord

Type of: city, metropolis, pitched battle, town, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independence, Bay State, Bluegrass State, Kentucky, KY, MA, Massachusetts, Old Colony, War of American Independence

Encyclopedia: Lexington, Nebraska micropolitan area