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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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