Gloucester
I. biographical name Duke of — see Humphrey II. geographical name 1. city NE Massachusetts on Cape Ann population 30,273 2. former city Canada in SE Ontario, now part of Ottawa 3. town SW central England capital of Gloucestershire population 91,800

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  • Gloucester — Gloucester, MA U.S. city in Massachusetts Population (2000): 30273 Housing Units (2000): 13958 Land area (2000): 25.963479 sq. miles (67.245098 sq. km) Water area (2000): 15.531852 sq. miles (40.227311 sq. km) Total area (2000): 41.495331 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • GLOUCESTER — GLOUCESTER, county town in N. England. Its Jewish community is first mentioned in the financial records of 1158–59. It was again mentioned in connection with an alleged ritual murder in 1168. The Jewry was situated in the present East Gate Street …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gloucester — (Glocester, spr. glostĕr), Grafschaft in Westengland mit dem Titel eines Herzogtums, 3220 qkm, (1901) 634.666 E.; Viehzucht, Milchwirtschaft (Gloucesterkäse). – Die Hauptstadt G., am Severn, 47.955 E., Hafen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gloucester — oder Glocester (Gloster), südengl. Grafschaft, 592/5 QM. groß mit 458000 E., einer der reichsten Ackerbau und Viehzucht treibenden Bezirke Englands. Die Hauptstadt G. an der Severn ist Bischofssitz und hat einen schönen goth. Dom, 32000 E.,… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Gloucester — v. et port de G. B., sur la Severn; 91 800 hab.; ch. l. de comté (Gloucestershire). Constr. méca. et aéron. Cath. (XIe XVe s.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gloucester — English county, O.E. Gleawceaster, from L. Coloniae Glev (2c.), from Glevo, a Celtic name meaning bright place (perhaps influenced by O.E. gleaw wise, prudent ) + O.E. ceaster Roman town …   Etymology dictionary

  • Gloucester — [gläs′tər, glôs′tər] 1. city in SW England, on the Severn: county district pop. 102,000 2. GLOUCESTERSHIRE …   English World dictionary

  • Gloucester — This article is about the city in England; for other uses see Gloucester (disambiguation). City of Gloucester   City Non metropolitan district   …   Wikipedia

  • Gloucester — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gloucester (homonymie). Gloucester Panorama de la ville …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gloucester — City of Gloucester Koordinaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gloucester — Para otros usos de este término, véase Gloucester (desambiguación). Gloucester …   Wikipedia Español

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