What is the meaning of Lexington?

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The name Lexington means Town Of The New Law and is of English origin. Place name: town in Massachusetts and Kentucky. Also may come from old English Leaxington meaning the “farmstead or estate of Leaxa.”

What is lexicon in language? A lexicon is the vocabulary of a language or subject. Lexicons are really dictionaries, though a lexicon usually covers an ancient language or the special vocabulary of a particular author or field of study. In linguistics, the lexicon is the total stock of words and word elements that carry_meaning.

How old is Lexington? Lexington was founded in 1775, seventeen years before Kentucky became a state.

How did the revolutionary war start? In April 1775 British soldiers, called lobsterbacks because of their red coats, and minutemen—the colonists' militia—exchanged gunfire at Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts. Described as "the shot heard round the world," it signaled the start of the American Revolution and led to the creation of anew nation.