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Chester

[ ches-ter ]
/ ˈtʃɛs tər /
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noun

a city in Cheshire, in northwest England: only English city with the Roman walls still intact.
a city in southeastern Pennsylvania.
former name of Cheshire (def. 1).
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “camp.”

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Chester
/ (ˈtʃɛstə) /

noun

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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