from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A borough of southwest-central England on the Severn River west-northwest of London. On the site of the Roman city Glevum, it was the Saxon capital of Mercia and is today a market town and industrial center. Population: 123,000.
- A city of northeast Massachusetts on Cape Ann and the Atlantic Ocean northeast of Boston. Its sheltered harbor has been used by fishing fleets for three centuries. Population: 30,600.
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- proper n. a city in Gloucestershire, England, on the river Severn, near the border with Wales
- proper n. a type of cheese
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Gloster.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a city in southwestern England in Gloucestershire on the Severn
- n. a town in northeastern Massachusetts on Cape Ann to the northeast of Boston; the harbor has been a fishing center for centuries
From Latin Glēvum + Old English ceaster. Recorded in the Domesday Book as Glowecestre. (Wiktionary)