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Gloucester

[ glos-ter, glaw-ster ]

noun

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


Gloucester

1

/ ˈɡlɒstə /

noun

  1. Gloucester, Humphrey, Duke of13911447MEnglishMILITARY: soldierPOLITICS: statesman 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
  2. Duke of. See Richard III
  3. Duke of. See Thomas of Woodstock


Gloucester

2

/ ˈɡlɒstə /

noun

  1. a city in SW England, administrative centre of Gloucestershire, on the River Severn; cathedral (founded 1100). Pop: 123 205 (2001) Latin nameGlevumˈɡliːvʊm
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Example Sentences

I was limping around Gloucester recovering when this huge storm hit.

I was living in Gloucester and trying to make my way as a freelance writer, basically blundering through my twenties and wasting an enormous amount of time.

Since 1991, 11 more Gloucester fishermen have been lost at sea.

A spokeswoman for the Gloucester school board acknowledged in a statement that the board had agreed to pay Grimm’s attorney fees but declined further comment.

Someone had told me that if there was going to be a wave anywhere, it would show up on the far side of an island, a quarter-mile offshore from Brace Cove, just north of the adjacent city of Gloucester.

A few weeks after returning from England, I was trolling the dairy section and came across the Cotswold Double Gloucester.

It's a leisurely drive of less than 250 miles from Gloucester, Massachusetts to New Haven, Connecticut.

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and the Duke and Duchess of (confusingly, also-named) Kent were lower-profile Palace neighbors.

One outfit was named Lady Montagu Douglass Scott after the former Duchess of Gloucester.

Faulkner House: If Kate wants to stay south of the park then this Gloucester Road girls school could be a handy choice.

On hearing this, the Earl of Gloucester at once sent Bruce a broad hint in the form of twelve pence and a pair of spurs.

The reverses sustained by Valence and Gloucester led to increased activity on the English side.

The Monk of Malmesbury, however, acknowledges that there was 'sufficiently keen fighting, in which Gloucester was unhorsed.'

Bacon had become ill with a fever and died shortly afterwards in October at the home of a friend in Gloucester County.

Though Gloucester had retired, apparently he did not withdraw beyond the Bannock, but encamped for the night along the north bank.

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