- a city in NW England: connected with the Mersey estuary by a ship canal (35½ mi. [57 km] long).
- a city in S New Hampshire.
- a town in central Connecticut.
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The documentary also follows the fortunes of Consuelo Yznaga, later Duchess of Manchester.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain
December 31, 2014
One of the more interesting splits in the book is the difference between your time at Manchester United versus at Everton.
Howard is unsentimental when it comes to how he was treated at the end of his time at Manchester United.
Five feet two inches tall, Cecilia Benattar came from a working-class background in Manchester, England.‘Housewife Tycoon’ Took On ‘Mad Men’ NYC Real Estate Market and Won
October 26, 2014
SWAT teams from larger cities like Manchester and Nashua showed up early, Taylor said.Frat Culture Clashes With Riot Police at Keene, N.H., Pumpkin Festival
October 19, 2014
We rolled on, and entered the village of Manchester, bordering on the falls.Other Tales and Sketches
Our companion, who was anything but a pleasant one, left us at Manchester.The Autobiography of Sergeant William Lawrence
These Manchester men had little of the Crusader or Elizabethan but his valour.
He was told: 'You are a disgrace to the Manchester Regiment.'
Perkins came to him, Perkins who had an agency in Manchester.Changing Winds
St. John G. Ervine
- household linen or cotton goods, such as sheets and towels
- Also called: manchester department a section of a store where such goods are sold
- a city in NW England, in Manchester unitary authority, Greater Manchester: linked to the Mersey estuary by the Manchester Ship Canal : commercial, industrial, and cultural centre; formerly the centre of the cotton and textile trades; two universities. Pop: 394 269 (2001)Latin name: Man'cunium
- a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 432 500 (2003 est). Area: 116 sq km (45 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for manchester
Mameceastre (1086), from Mamucio (4c.), the original Celtic name, perhaps from *mamm "breast, breast-like hill" + Old English ceaster "Roman town" (see Chester). Adjective Mancunian is from the Medieval Latin form of the place-name, Mancunium.