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1. A town of southeast England east-southeast of London. From an ancient Roman settlement, it grew into an important medieval commercial center.
2. A city of southeast Minnesota that is southeast of Minneapolis. The Mayo Clinic (founded in 1889) is located here.
3. A city of western New York east-northeast of Buffalo on the New York State Canal System near Lake Ontario. It was first settled c. 1812 and grew rapidly after the opening of the Erie Canal (1825).
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1. (Placename) a city in SE England, in Medway unitary authority, Kent, on the River Medway. Pop: 27 123 (2001)
2. (Placename) a city in NW New York State, on Lake Ontario. Pop: 215 093 (2003 est)
3. (Placename) a city in the US, in Minnesota: site of the Mayo Clinic. Pop: 92 507 (2003 est)
(Biography) 2nd Earl of, title of John Wilmot. 1647–80, English poet, wit, and libertine. His poems include satires, notably A Satire against Mankind (1675), love lyrics, and bawdy verse
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Roch•es•ter(ˈrɒtʃ ɛs tər, -ə stər)
1. a city in W New York, on the Genesee River. 221,594.
2. a town in SE Minnesota. 60,300.
3. a city in N Kent, in SE England. 55,460.
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|Noun||1.||Rochester - a city in western New York; a center of the photographic equipment industry|
|2.||Rochester - a town in southeast Minnesota|
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