Chester

[ ches-ter ]

noun
  1. a city in Cheshire, in northwest England: only English city with the Roman walls still intact.

  2. a city in southeastern Pennsylvania.

  1. former name of Cheshire (def. 1).

  2. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “camp.”

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How to use Chester in a sentence

  • Sam Chester, an American from Minneapolis who immigrated to Israel in 2009, came to Peres's 86th birthday party four years ago.

  • Dorothy said this with a faint hope that her visitors might depart without taxing Mrs. Chester to provide them a meal.

    Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
  • There is a six-horse steam engine in use in Chester Cathedral (installed 1876).

  • Mis' Calvert, the old lady, she sent me to fetch this basket o' garden sass to Mis' Chester: an' this letter was for you, sir.

    Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
  • Mr. Chester also drew himself up on his crutches and swung across the floor and out of doors.

    Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
  • Whistling over his task, Mr. Chester soon evolved the following "Want Ad."

    Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond

British Dictionary definitions for Chester

Chester

/ (ˈtʃɛstə) /


noun
  1. a city in NW England, administrative centre of the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester, on the River Dee: intact surrounding walls; 16th- and 17th-century double-tier shops. Pop: 80 121 (2001): Latin name: Deva

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