Worcester

[ woos-ter ]
/ ˈwʊs tər /

noun

Joseph Emerson, 1784–1865, U.S. lexicographer.
a city in central Massachusetts.
a city in Hereford and Worcester, in W England, on the Severn: cathedral; Cromwell's defeat of the Scots 1651.

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Worcester
/ (ˈwʊstə) /

noun

a cathedral city in W central England, the administrative centre of Worcestershire on the River Severn: scene of the battle (1651) in which Charles II was defeated by Cromwell. Pop: 94 029 (2001)
an industrial city in the US, in central Massachusetts: Clark University (1887). Pop: 175 706 (2003 est)
a town in S South Africa; centre of a fruit-growing region. Pop: 66 349 (2001)
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