Gloucester

[ glos-ter, glaw-ster ]
/ ˈglɒs tər, ˈglɔ stər /

noun

Duke of. Humphrey.
a seaport in W Gloucestershire in SW England, on the Severn River.
a seaport in NE Massachusetts.

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British Dictionary definitions for gloucester (1 of 2)

Gloucester1
/ (ˈɡlɒstə) /

noun

a city in SW England, administrative centre of Gloucestershire, on the River Severn; cathedral (founded 1100). Pop: 123 205 (2001)Latin name: Glevum (ˈɡliːvʊm)

British Dictionary definitions for gloucester (2 of 2)

Gloucester2
/ (ˈɡlɒstə) /

noun

Humphrey, Duke of. 1391–1447, English soldier and statesman; son of Henry IV. He acted as protector during Henry VI's minority (1422–29) and was noted for his patronage of humanists
Duke of. See Richard III
Duke of. See Thomas of Woodstock
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