from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A borough of west-central England on the Severn River south-southwest of Birmingham. Oliver Cromwell and the Parliamentarian army gained their final victory over Charles II and the Scottish army here on September 3, 1651. Population: 94,000.
- A city of central Massachusetts west of Boston. It is a commercial, industrial, and educational center. Population: 175,000.
- A trademark used for a fine porcelain made in Worcester, England.
- Worcester, Joseph Emerson 1784-1865. American lexicographer. The publication of his Comprehensive Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language (1830) brought charges of plagiarism from Noah Webster and started the battle known as the "Dictionary War.”
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- proper n. A city in Worcestershire, England
- proper n. A city in Massachusetts, United States
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States lexicographer who was accused of plagiarism by Noah Webster (1784-1865)
- n. an industrial and university city in central Massachusetts to the west of Boston
- n. a cathedral city in west central England on the River Severn
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