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Noun: Worcester  wûs-tu(r)
  1. A cathedral city in west central England on the River Severn
  2. United States lexicographer who was accused of plagiarism by Noah Webster (1784-1865)
    - Joseph Emerson Worcester
  3. An industrial and university city in central Massachusetts to the west of Boston

Type of: city, lexicographer, lexicologist, metropolis, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Bay State, England, MA, Massachusetts, Old Colony

Encyclopedia: Worcester, South Africa