Definition of Manchester

1. Noun. Largest city in New Hampshire; located in southeastern New Hampshire on the Merrimack river.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Granite State, New Hampshire, Nh

2. Noun. A city in northwestern England (30 miles to the east of Liverpool); heart of the most densely populated area of England.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: England
Member holonyms: Mancunian
Derivative terms: Mancunian

Definition of Manchester

1. Proper noun. Major city in the north-west of England. ¹

2. Proper noun. Name of several towns and cities in the United States of America. ¹

3. Noun. (Australia New Zealand uncountable) Household linen. ¹

4. Noun. (Australia New Zealand countable) The section of a department store dealing with household linen. ¹

5. Noun. A type of velveteen cloth; cotton velveteen. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manchester

Man in Black
Man of the Match
Manannan mac Lir
Manchester (current term)
Manchester terrier
Manchu dynasty
Manchurian candidate
Manchurian candidates
Manchurian fever
Manchurian haemorrhagic fever
Manchurian typhus

Literary usage of Manchester

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Lancashire Parish Register Society, Oneida historical society (1908)
"Edwarde s. to Francis Ellor of Manchester 4 Marche Anne d. to George ... Marye d. to Roger Rogerson of Manchester „ „ Margaret d. to John pker of Manchester ..."

2. Journal by New York Microscopical Society, Chartered Insurance Institute, World Resources Institute, Institute of Transport (London, England) (1902)
"We sire informed by gentlemen from Manchester that the glory of their native place is its ... It results that the goods known as " Manchester goods" should, ..."

3. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1879)
"He was buried in the old burial ground in Manchester. ... They were never married, und she died in Manchester, July 22, 1774, aged 27 or 28 years. He m. ..."

4. Annual Report by New Hampshire Railroad Commissioners (1908)
"Manchester & DERRY STREET RAILWAY STOCK. ... a corporation duly established by law and doing business in Manchester, in the county of Hillsborough, ..."

5. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1901)
"Manchester possesses several other public parks, some of them of considerable size. ... The 'Manchester Ship Canal, one of the boldest modern experiment in ..."

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