Meaning of Baltimore

Bal•ti•more

Pronunciation: (bôl'tu-môr", -mōr"), [key]
— n.
  1. a black nymphalid butterfly, Melitaea phaeton, characterized by orange-red, yellow, and white markings, common in those areas of the northeastern U.S. where turtlehead, the food plant of its larvae, is found.

Bal•ti•more

Pronunciation: (bôl'tu-môr", -mōr"), [key]
— n.
  1. born 1938, U.S. microbiologist: Nobel prize for medicine 1975.
  2. See
  3. a seaport in N Maryland, on an estuary near the Chesapeake Bay. 786,775.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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