- a city in NE Essex, in E England.
- a town in W Vermont.
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Examples from the Web for colchester
Mrs. Beard (the captain's name was Beard) came from Colchester to see the old man.Youth
So he sold up his old home in Colchester, and down he comes here.To-morrow
Anyway, that's the answer they both made to Mrs. Colchester's question at tea-time.
No wonder Mrs. Colchester wouldn't let the old man give her up.
They were lunching at Colchester when these amorous chapters were reached.Love and Lucy
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- a town in E England, in NE Essex; university (1964). Pop: 104 390 (2001)Latin name: Camulodunum (ˌkæmjʊləʊˈdjuːnəm, ˌkæmʊləʊˈduːnəm)
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