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.
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.