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

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

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

Encyclopedia: Worcester, Pennsylvania