HyperDic: lancaster

English > 2 senses of the word Lancaster:
NOUNlocationLancastera city in northwestern England
groupLancaster, House of Lancaster, Lancastrian linethe English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461
Lancaster > pronunciation
Soundslae'ngkahster; lae'nkae.ster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > Lancaster: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA city in northwestern England.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
MembersLancastrianA resident of Lancaster
Part ofEnglandA division of the United Kingdom
SpanishLancaster
AdjectivesLancastrianof or relating to the English city of Lancaster or its residents
English > Lancaster: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red rose.
SynonymsHouse of Lancaster, Lancastrian line
MembersHenry IV, Bolingbroke, Henry BolingbrokeThe first Lancastrian king of England from 1399 to 1413
Henry Vson of Henry IV and King of England from 1413 to 1422
Henry VIson of Henry V who as an infant succeeded his father and was King of England from 1422 to 1461
LancastrianA member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster
BroaderdynastyA sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
royalty, royal family, royal line, royal houseroyal persons collectively
SpanishLancaster
CatalanLancaster
AdjectivesLancastrianof or relating to the former English royal house or their supporters

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