Chester definition by Webster's New World
a masculine name: dim. Chet
Origin: Old English Ceastre, contr. ; from Classical Latin Legacaestir, for Classical Latin legionum castra, camp of the legions
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- city in Cheshire, NW England, south of Liverpool: county district pop. 116,000
Chester definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of southeast Pennsylvania on the Delaware River, an industrial suburb of Philadelphia. Established as Upland, it was the site of William Penn's first landing in America (1682) and is the oldest city in the state. Population: 36,800.