Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of west-central England on the Dee River south of Liverpool. Built on the site of a Roman fortress, it is noted for its many well-preserved half-timbered buildings.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Originally, a town; now, the proper name of several towns and cities in England and the United States, the most ancient being Chester [ME. Chestre, AS. Ceaster], the capital of Cheshire [Chester-shire, AS. Ceasterscīr], on the river Dee, in England.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun The county town of Cheshire, in northwest England.
  • proper noun Any of a number of towns in the United States and Canada.
  • proper noun An English habitational surname.
  • proper noun A male given name transferred from the surname.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a city of southeastern Pennsylvania on the Delaware river (an industrial suburb of Philadelphia)

Etymologies

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From Latin castra ("camp").

Examples

  • CHESTER - Growing up in Chester, Jill Streit heard stories of hangar dances from her parents and their friends.

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  • CHESTER -- Donald Marble, 72, of Chester, a former attorney and

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  • CHESTER - A physician who works in Chester has been placed on five years 'probation by the state Medical Board.

    Local News

  • CHESTER: The AGM of the Chester branch of the RNLI will be held at the CSCC Training Room on Sandy Lane, Boughton, at 7. 15pm.

    icCheshireOnline

  • CHESTER -- Six doctors have agreed to pay $3 million to the family of a Chester woman who died in 2005 after three trips to the emergency room, according to the family's attorney.

    The Herald | HeraldOnline.com - Front

  • • LOWER RICHLAND 77, CHESTER 68 -- In Chester, all Cyclone coach Jason Smith could do was simple math in analyzing a home loss to Lower Richland.

    The Herald | HeraldOnline.com - Front

  • CHESTER - The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for killing three newborn puppies in Chester and disposing of their remains in a coffee can.

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  • TOWN OF CHESTER - The Dodge County Sheriff's Department is investigating the theft Jan. 28 of two skid loaders from the Gregory Kast residence on Highway 49 in the town of Chester.

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  • CHESTER -- Six doctors have agreed to pay $3 million to the family of a Chester woman who died in 2005 after three trips to the emergency room, according to the family's attorney.

    The Herald | HeraldOnline.com - Front

  • An act incorporating the Roman Catholic con - gregation of Christ church, in the borough of West - chester, in the county of Chester, and for other pur - poses therein mentioned.

    Journal of the Senate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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