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1. RVA: The popular acronym of "Richmond, Virginia" created by VCU Brandcenter students as a symbol of local pride. It can ...
2. Va-Beach: Chic abbreviation for Virginia Beach, pronounced, "VABEACH."  
3. Great Bridge Blvd: Busy street in Chesapeake that has a relatively newer drawbridge, hence the name. Expect to be stuck in traffic wh...  
4. CPL: Stands for the Chesapeake Public Library. There are 7 locations, plus the Bookmobile that travels all over the cit...  
5. Sweetheart: As long as I've lived in this area every female is addressed as "sweetheart" and it is uttered by both males and fe...  
6. Sweet Gum Tree: Trees that grow all over this region. They produce these spiky seed pods that hang down.
7. Riverwalk Community: A great place to live in Chesapeake, VA. Not very large, but it has numerous houses and condos and presents itself...
8. Nor-fik: This is how Norfolk sounds when said by the locals. I have also heard it as [Nor-fuk], but i hear [Nor-fik] more of...  
9. Old Dominion: Shorter version of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, as well a nickname for the state of Virginia given by Charle...  
10. Word (werd): Popular response to just about anything and everything. Example; Person 1: "I just won tickets to the Redskins gam...  
11. Royal Lee Bar & Grill: An awesome dive karaoke bar in Arlington. This bar is a refreshing change of pace from the snooty bars in D.C. that...
12. Arlington National Cemetery: A national cemetary in Washington DC where many US soldiers are buried. It is also where the tomb of the unknown so...
13. Alexandria City: The City of Alexandria, an independent municipality in the state of Virginia, located six miles south of Washington...  
14. Alexandrian: You're from Alexandria, you say? Then you are an Alexandrian.  
15. Corner, The  
 
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(noun) Common term for hamburger in much of Maine, especially when used as an ingredient or topping (as in hamburg pizza).

A local motto in recent years used to promote the city’s eccentricity and diversity. It's featured on innumerable bumper stickers and t-shirts.

A nickname for St. Louis, originating in the Native American burial mounds that were once common to the city.

A Colorado-style pizza, made with honey in the crust and often topped with a spicy sauce.

When I first moved to the area, this is one of the odd foods I found out about that is a regional favorite. Squeaky cheese is simply a bit of the curd taken out before the rest of the cheese is aged. It squeaks when you eat it. People from 'round these parts take pride in their squeaky cheese.