HyperDic: leicester

English > 2 senses of the word Leicester:
NOUNlocationLeicester, Leicestershirea largely agricultural county in central England
locationLeicesteran industrial city in Leicestershire in central England
Leicester > pronunciation
Soundsleh'ster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > Leicester: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA largely agricultural county in central England.
SynonymLeicestershire
Instance ofcounty(United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
Part ofEnglandA division of the United Kingdom
PartsLeicesterAn industrial city in Leicestershire in central England
Region ofBosworth FieldThe battle that ended the Wars of the Roses (1485)
English > Leicester: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAn industrial city in Leicestershire in central England; built on the site of a Roman settlement.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofEnglandA division of the United Kingdom
Leicestershire, LeicesterA largely agricultural county in central England
SpanishLeicester

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