Christchurch

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Christ +‎ church.

  • (English town): The English town's name is from the name of a priory established in 1094.
  • (New Zealand city): The New Zealand city's name is from Christ's Church College, an Oxford University college name, chosen by an alumnus of the University.

Proper noun[edit]

Christchurch

  1. A coastal town and borough in Dorset, England.
  2. The largest city in the South Island of New Zealand.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (New Zealand city): ChCh (abbreviation)

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