Alfred The Great, who was described by historians as “the most perfect character in history,” died in Winchester in 899 AD.
We grew up skiing, horseback riding, hiking, and building fires at summer camp in our hometown of Winchester, Mass.
Moss grew up in Winchester, London, and soon developed an obsession with film.
This 13th-century fresco of a lion was painted near Burgos in Spain, probably by an itinerant English artist from Winchester.
(Rioters) were building a barricade across Winchester Street and looking for material.
I remained in Winchester about two weeks trying to make arrangements.
We visited him at Winchester, and found him sorely old and with failing wits.
When he was of a fit age she saw that he was sent to Winchester.
That bag at his girdle is full of the teeth that he drew at Winchester fair.
Thus it was that Winchester grew to be the most important place in south England.
city in Hampshire, capital of Wessex and later of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom, Old English Uintancæstir (c.730), from Ouenta (c.150), from Venta, a pre-Celtic name perhaps meaning "favored or chief place" + Old English ceaster "Roman town" (see Chester). The meaning "kind of breech-loading repeating rifle" is from the name of Oliver F. Winchester (1810-1880), U.S. manufacturer.