a masculine name: dim. Chet
Origin of ChesterOld English Ceastre, contr. ; from Classical Latin Legacaestir, for Classical Latin legionum castra, camp of the legions
- city in Cheshire, NW England, south of Liverpool: county district pop. 116,000
A city of west-central England on the Dee River south of Liverpool. Built on the site of a Roman fortress, it is noted for its many well-preserved half-timbered buildings.