geographical name 1. city SE Minnesota population 85,806 2. city SE New Hampshire population 28,461 3. city W New York on the Genesee population 219,773 4. city SE England in Kent population 52,505

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  • ROCHESTER — ROCHESTER, industrial city in New York State. Early History Established in 1812 as a mill town at the falls of the Genesee River in western New York, Rochester attracted its first Jewish residents some three decades later. The construction in the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rochester — may refer to: Places ;in Australia * Rochester, Victoria;in the United Kingdom * Rochester, Kent, the oldest population centre with the name Rochester * Rochester, Northumberland, a small village;in the United States * Rochester, Illinois *… …   Wikipedia

  • Rochester — Rochester, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 1149 Housing Units (2000): 425 Land area (2000): 0.486747 sq. miles (1.260668 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.044469 sq. miles (0.115173 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.531216 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Rochester — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Rochester puede hacer referencia a las siguientes ciudades: Australia: Rochester (Victoria) Reino Unido: Rochester (Kent) Rochester (Northumberland) Estados Unidos: Rochester (Illinois) Rochester (Indiana) Rochester… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rochester — es una ciudad de 220.000 habitantes, ubicada al norte del Estado de Nueva York, al sur del lago Ontario, en los Estados Unidos. Fue fundada en los años 1820 por Nathaniel Rochester, militar estadounidense, que vivió allí en sus últimos años.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ROCHESTER — ROCHESTER, seaport in S.E. England. Jews are recorded here from 1187 onward and are mentioned as a group in 1231. At the entrance to the cathedral chapter house, there is a fine specimen of the conventional medieval statues representing Church… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rochester — Rochester1 [räch′əs tər, rä′ches΄tər] 2d Earl of ( John Wilmot) 1647 80; Eng. poet Rochester2 [räch′əs tər, rä′ches΄tər] 1. [after N. Rochester (1752 1831), Revolutionary officer] city & port in W N.Y., on Lake Ontario: pop. 220,000 2. [after the …   English World dictionary

  • Rochester — Rochĕster (spr. rótsch ), Stadt in der engl. Grafsch. Kent, am Medway, (1901) 30.590 E., Kathedrale (1077 1130), Schloß (12. Jahrh.), Seehafen; mit Chatham zu einer Stadt verwachsen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Rochester — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Rochester peut faire référence essentiellement à des villes ou à des personnalités, mais aussi à un film, un violon ou à des institutions basées dans une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rochester — /roch es teuhr, euh steuhr/, n. 1. John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of, 1647 80, English poet and courtier. 2. a city in W New York, on the Genesee River. 241,741. 3. a town in SE Minnesota. 57,890. 4. a city in N Kent, in SE England. 55,460. 5. a city in… …   Universalium

  • Rochester — Mehrere Städte und Orte tragen den Namen Rochester: in Australien Rochester (Victoria) in Großbritannien: Rochester (Kent) Rochester (Northumberland) in den USA: Rochester (Illinois) Rochester (Indiana) Rochester (Iowa) Rochester (Kentucky)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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