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from The Century Dictionary.

  • In English history, of or pertaining to the dukes or the royal house of Lancaster.
  • noun In Eng, hist., an adherent of the house of Lancaster; a supporter of the claims to the crown of the Lancastrian line, as against the Yorkists, especially in the contests called the wars of the Roses (which see, under rose), 1455–85.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun A member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster.
  • proper noun A resident of Lancaster{1}.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to Lancaster{2}.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the city of Lancaster{1}.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the members of the house of Lancaster.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Lancaster.

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

  • adjective Of or relating to Lancaster or Lancashire.
  • proper noun A person from Lancaster or Lancashire.
  • proper noun aviation A modified version of the Lancaster bomber, used in civilian service in the immediate postwar years.

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

  • noun a resident of Lancaster
  • adjective of or relating to the former English royal house or their supporters
  • noun a member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster
  • adjective of or relating to the English city of Lancaster or its residents

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