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[chelms-ferd, chelmz-]
  1. a city in NE Massachusetts.
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Examples from the Web for chelmsford

Historical Examples of chelmsford

  • The Chelmsford Chronicle of June 23rd, 1786, gives an account of her execution.

    Bygone Punishments

    William Andrews

  • At Chelmsford he was delivered to the sheriff of Suffolk, and by him conducted to Hadley.

  • At Chelmsford the sheriff of Suffolk met them, there to receive him, and to carry him into Suffolk.

  • I found that she knew many officers at Chelmsford and Colchester.

    Danger! and Other Stories

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • The earliest account of the ceremony is at Chelmsford in 1556.

British Dictionary definitions for chelmsford


  1. a city in SE England, administrative centre of Essex: electronics, retail; university (1992). Pop: 99 962 (2001)
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