WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
Ches•a•peake  (chesə pēk′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Military(italics) a U.S. frigate boarded in 1807 by the British, who removed part of its crew and impressed some members into British service: captured by the British in naval battle near Boston in 1813.
  2. Place Namesa city in SE Virginia. 114,486.

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