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Win·ches·ter 1

 (wĭn′chĕs′tər, -chĭ-stər)
A city of south-central England southwest of London. The capital of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex, it was an important center of learning that attracted many religious scholars.

Win·ches·ter 2

 (wĭn′chĕs′tər, -chĭ-stər)
A trademark for a shoulder firearm.


(Placename) a city in S England, administrative centre of Hampshire: a Romano-British town; Saxon capital of Wessex; 11th-century cathedral; site of Winchester College (1382), English public school. Pop: 41 420 (2001)


(Chemistry) (sometimes capital) a large cylindrical bottle with a narrow neck used for transporting chemicals. It contains about 2.5 litres
[after Winchester, Hampshire]


(ˈwɪnˌtʃɛs tər, -tʃə stər)

1. a city in Hampshire, in S England: cathedral; capital of the early Wessex kingdom and of medieval England. 100,500.


While Winchester is a longtime firearms manufacturer, the term Winchester usually specifically meant a 30-30 rifle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Winchester - a city in southern England; administrative center of Hampshire
Winchester College - the oldest English public school; located in Winchester
Hampshire - a county of southern England on the English Channel
2.Winchester - a shoulder rifle
rifle - a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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