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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.


(Placename) a city in NW England, administrative centre of the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester, on the River Dee: intact surrounding walls; 16th- and 17th-century double-tier shops. Pop: 80 121 (2001). Latin name: Deva


(ˈtʃɛs tər)

1. a city in Cheshire, in NW England: intact Roman walls. 120,800.
2. former name of Cheshire.
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Noun1.Chester - a city of southeastern Pennsylvania on the Delaware river (an industrial suburb of Philadelphia)
Commodore John Barry Bridge - a cantilever bridge in Chester, Pennsylvania
Keystone State, Pennsylvania, PA - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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Now, Jo dear, the Chesters consider themselves very elegant people, so I want you to put on your best deportment.
I hate to be patronized, and the Chesters think it's a great favor to allow us to help with their highly connected fair.
It's for the freedmen as well as the Chesters, and I think it very kind of them to let me share the labor and the fun.
Chester alluded to her `charming novel', and the Misses Chester introduced parties, picnics, the opera, and the fashions.
I can do it, for I have May Chester as a model, and I'll improve upon her.
Chester asked me if I would, and I offered to tend a table, as I have nothing but my time to give.
Two others remained open-mouthed a whole min- ute, then dashed into the little cabin, to rush out in- continently and stand darting scared glances, with Win- chesters at 'ready' in their hands.
She took their breaths away by the prices given and received for pedigreed Persians, pedigreed Ohio Improved Chesters, pedigreed Scotch collies, and pedigreed Jerseys.
Rev David Chesters, Rector of Chester, said that, without extra funding, the Parish Church of St John the Baptist, the first Cathedral of Chester, would be forced to restrict its opening times.
1 million shares of Fidelity common stock making Chester a major Fidelity shareholder.
As any Chester's fan knows, a celebration is not a celebration without Chester the Chick.
Beloved Chester the Chicken Turns 40 and Invites Everyone to the Celebration with a Birthday Party and 40 Cent Chicken Tenders -