Meaning of Richmond in English:


Pronunciation /ˈrɪtʃmənd/

proper noun

  • 1A town in northern England, on the River Swale in North Yorkshire; population 9,000 (est. 2009).

  • 2A residential borough of Greater London, situated on the Thames. It contains Hampton Court Palace and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Full name Richmond-upon-Thames.

  • 3The state capital of Virginia, a port on the James River; population 202,002 (est. 2008). During the American Civil War it was the Confederate capital from July 1861 until its capture in 1865.