/ (ˈtʃɪtʃɪstə) /

  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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British Dictionary definitions for Chichester (2 of 2)


/ (ˈtʃɪtʃɪstə) /

  1. Sir Francis . 1901–72, British yachtsman, who sailed alone round the world in Gipsy Moth IV (1966–67)

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How to use Chichester in a sentence

  • Perhaps you know that delightfully charming lady who keeps the tavern—Mrs. Chichester?

    The Story of Nathan Hale | Henry Fisk Carlton
  • The Bishop of Chichester declared that Becket was primate no longer, as he had gone against the laws of the realm.

  • Luke Kent was the first individual who filled the place of Guard of the Chichester mail coaches.

    The King's Post | R. C. Tombs
  • Now the prior bade the sacristan hasten to Chichester and tell all this to the sheriff, and he left us, while we went on alone.

    Wulfric the Weapon Thane | Charles W. Whistler
  • Mr. Chichester Bell, you may recall, was the co-inventor with my father and Mr. Tainter of the phonograph.

    A Portrait of Old George Town | Grace Dunlop Ecker