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Gloucester

[glos-ter, glaw-ster] /ˈglɒs tər, ˈglɔ stər/
noun
1.
Duke of, Humphrey.
2.
a seaport in W Gloucestershire in SW England, on the Severn River.
3.
a seaport in NE Massachusetts.
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British Dictionary definitions for Gloucester

Gloucester1

/ˈɡlɒstə/
noun
1.
a city in SW England, administrative centre of Gloucestershire, on the River Severn; cathedral (founded 1100). Pop: 123 205 (2001) Latin name Glevum (ˈɡliːvʊm)

Gloucester2

/ˈɡlɒstə/
noun
1.
Humphrey, Duke of. 1391–1447, English soldier and statesman; son of Henry IV. He acted as protector during Henry VI's minority (1422–29) and was noted for his patronage of humanists
2.
Duke of. See Richard III
3.
Duke of. See Thomas of Woodstock
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Word Origin and History for Gloucester
Gloucester
English county, O.E. Gleawceaster, from L. Coloniae Glev (2c.), from Glevo, a Celtic name meaning "bright place" (perhaps influenced by O.E. gleaw "wise, prudent") + O.E. ceaster "Roman town."
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