Worcester

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Inherited from Middle English Wirchestre, Wirechestre, from Old English Weogoran ċeaster (fort of the Weogoran).

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Worcester

  1. A city and local government district in and the county town of Worcestershire, England.
    • 2020 December 2, Paul Bigland, “My weirdest and wackiest Rover yet”, in Rail, page 67:
      Our arrival at Worcester is heralded by the appearance of the city's cathedral tower, a solid square structure that's dominated the skyline since the 12th century.
  2. A city, the county seat of Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States.
  3. A town in Limpopo, South Africa.
  4. A town in Western Cape, South Africa.
  5. (Oxford University, informal) Ellipsis of Worcester College, Oxford..

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