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  1. a city in S England, administrative centre of West Sussex: Roman ruins; 11th-century cathedral; Festival Theatre. Pop: 27 477 (2001)
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  1. Sir Francis . 1901–72, British yachtsman, who sailed alone round the world in Gipsy Moth IV (1966–67)
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Examples from the Web for chichester

Historical Examples

  • On Friday, the Queen knighted six gentlemen and passed on to Chichester.

    Highways & Byways in Sussex

    E.V. Lucas

  • I have heard it said that Chichester is the only English cathedral that is visible at sea.

  • The trial was held in the Guildhall at Chichester, on January 11th, 1804.

  • The town is probably Chichester—certainly one in Sussex and near the Downs.

  • The simplest road from Chichester to the Downs is the railway.