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Maryland State Name Origin:

Satellite view of Chesapeake - click to see all state name origins
The Chesapeake Bay; the largest freshwater estuary in the world
(and the largest physical feature in Maryland) - Landsat public domain
photo by U.S. gov. from Wikipedia. See All State Name Origins.

Maryland - click to see all state name origins

What does the name Maryland mean? The state of Maryland was named to honor queen Henrietta Maria, the wife of England's King Charles I.

Maryland map - click to see all state name origins
Maryland Geology and Topography Map: USGS.
See All State Name Origins.
Source:
Maryland Quick Facts: Ben's Guide to U.S. Government
Links:
Maryland History and Symbols: Baltimore Public Library
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Maryland Symbols & Icons:

bird - flower
cat - dog - tree
horse - fish
crustacean - gem
reptile - insect
dinosaur - fossil
soil - quarter

flag - seal - motto
name - nickname
sport - team sport
boat - theater 1 - 2
exercise - song
folk dance
dessert - drink
 

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