- a former borough in Greater London, England: now part of Kensington and Chelsea; many residences of artists and writers.
- a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
- a female given name.
Examples from the Web for chelsea
Chelsea Handler made political statements with hers on Instagram.Year of the Butt: How the Booty Changed the World in 2014
December 30, 2014
Keith Green finds Ramone at the Chelsea, trying to kick heroin for good.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings
December 15, 2014
The service, at which royal friend Ellie Goulding performed, was also in Chelsea.Prince Harry’s Big Boozy Week
December 5, 2014
Years ago he was renting a room inside a building in Chelsea; he was forced out when the building was sold.This Fashion World Darling Is Homeless
December 2, 2014
“It began at 1st and Main,” recalled USC student Chelsea Kirk.Dispatch From USC Protests over Ferguson
Maya Richard Craven
November 30, 2014
A physician, who lived in London, visited a lady who resided in Chelsea.
His arrangements completed, Hardy hurried off again to Chelsea.
Ted went to Chelsea Gardens early in the morning, supposing her to be there.
Indeed, their original settlement in Chelsea is quite a romance.
He walked to Oxford Street and took a seat in a 'bus bound for Chelsea.Recollections
David Christie Murray
- a residential district of SW London, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea: site of the Chelsea Royal Hospital for old and invalid soldiers (Chelsea Pensioners)
Word Origin and History for chelsea
district in southwest London, Chelchuthe (1300), Old English Chelchede (1086), Celchyth (789), Caelichyth (767), probably literally "chalk landing place," from Old English cealc "chalk" (see chalk (n.)) + hyth "landing place." Perhaps chalk or limestone was unloaded here from Chalk near Gravesend in Kent. Chelsea Hospital founded by Charles II, built 1680s, as a home for aged veterans. As a fem. proper name, not in the top 1,000 names in U.S. until 1969, then in the top 100 among girls born 1984 to 1998, peaking at number 15 in 1992.