Synonyms of yorktown


1. Yorktown

usage: a historic village in southeastern Virginia to the north of Newport News; site of the last battle of the American Revolution

2. Yorktown, siege of Yorktown

usage: in 1781 the British under Cornwallis surrendered after a siege of three weeks by American and French troops; the surrender ended the American Revolution

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of yorktown (Dictionary)