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Worces·ter 1

1. A city of west-central England on the Severn River southwest of Birmingham. The Parliamentarian army decisively defeated the Scottish Royalist army here in 1651.
2. The second largest city of Massachusetts, in the central part, west of Boston.

Worces·ter 2

A trademark for a fine porcelain made in Worcester, England.
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1. (Placename) a cathedral city in W central England, the administrative centre of Worcestershire on the River Severn: scene of the battle (1651) in which Charles II was defeated by Cromwell. Pop: 94 029 (2001)
2. (Placename) an industrial city in the US, in central Massachusetts: Clark University (1887). Pop: 175 706 (2003 est)
3. (Placename) a town in S South Africa; centre of a fruit-growing region. Pop: 66 349 (2001)
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(ˈwʊs tər)

1. Joseph Emerson, 1784–1865, U.S. lexicographer.
2. a city in central Massachusetts. 166,350.
3. a city in Hereford and Worcester, in W England, on the Severn. 74,300.
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Noun1.Worcester - United States lexicographer who was accused of plagiarism by Noah Webster (1784-1865)
2.Worcester - an industrial and university city in central Massachusetts to the west of BostonWorcester - an industrial and university city in central Massachusetts to the west of Boston
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
3.Worcester - a cathedral city in west central England on the River Severn
England - a division of the United Kingdom
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Established in 1777 in Worcester, England, Fownes Brothers is one of the world's renowned glove manufacturers.
Magellan Aerospace announced it has been licensed by Aeromet International (Worcester, England) to manufacture cast parts with Aeromet's A20X aluminum alloy at its Haley, Ontario, facility.
Being the only son to his parents along with four sisters, Imran Khan completed his schooling from Aitchison College, Lahore and went to Royal Grammar School Worcester, England to pursue higher studies.
Siemens is expected to share its strategy for building a global business of additive manufacturing services for the aerospace and automotive industries through its forthcoming 3D printing center in Worcester, England. The company invested [euro]30 million in the center.
Backs: Dan Biggar (Ospreys, Wales), Elliot Daly (Wasps, England), Jonathan Davies Scarlets, Wales), Owen Farrell Saracens, England), Leigh Halfpenny (Toulon, Wales), Robbie Henshaw (Leinster, Ireland), Stuart Hogg (Glasgow, Scotland), Jonathan Joseph Bath, England), Conor Murray Munster, Ireland), George North Northampton, Wales), Jack Nowell (Exeter, England), Jared Payne (Ulster, Ireland), Jonathan Sexton (Leinster, Ireland), Tommy Seymour (Glasgow, Scotland), Ben Te'o (Worcester, England), Anthony Watson Bath, England), Rhys Webb Ospreys, Wales), Liam Williams Scarlets, Wales), Ben Youngs Leicester, England).
She was accompanied by volunteer Hazel Humphreys, who hails from Worcester, England. Ms.
"I have always wanted to play for the England Under-20 side but my priorities are at Worcester, England is just a bonus.
The chassis, manufactured by Lotus Lightweight Structures Limited in Worcester, England, has three main components: the main chassis, which is an extruded and bonded aluminium safety monocoque tub.
Langlais' Masses spanning 32 years: the well-known "Messe Solennelle" of 1949, evoking the terrors of the occupation and yearning for peace; "Messe en style ancien" from 1952, demonstrating his love for Gregorian chant; and "Grant Us Thy Peace," set in English and commissioned by the famous Three Choirs Festival in Worcester, England, in 1981.
According to company history, the series of events that led to the creation of a porcelain factory in Worcester, England is mostly unknown.
Bull was born in Worcester, England, in the western Midlands, about 30 miles south of the large industrial city of Birmingham.
Dave Merlin, of Sutton Coldfield, Northampton, Worcester, England Colts and England Under-21 has been added to the squad thanks to the generosity of Worcester, who have parted with him on loan.

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