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Colchester

[kohl-ches-ter, -chuh-ster]
noun
  1. a city in NE Essex, in E England.
  2. a town in W Vermont.
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Examples from the Web for colchester

Historical Examples of colchester

  • Mrs. Beard (the captain's name was Beard) came from Colchester to see the old man.

    Youth

    Joseph Conrad

  • So he sold up his old home in Colchester, and down he comes here.

    To-morrow

    Joseph Conrad

  • No wonder Mrs. Colchester wouldn't let the old man give her up.

    A Set of Six

    Joseph Conrad

  • Anyway, that's the answer they both made to Mrs. Colchester's question at tea-time.

    A Set of Six

    Joseph Conrad

  • They were lunching at Colchester when these amorous chapters were reached.

    Love and Lucy

    Maurice Henry Hewlett


British Dictionary definitions for colchester

Colchester

noun
  1. a town in E England, in NE Essex; university (1964). Pop: 104 390 (2001)Latin name: Camulodunum (ˌkæmjʊləʊˈdjuːnəm, ˌkæmʊləʊˈduːnəm)
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