Colchester[kōl′c̸his tər, -c̸hes-]
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city in SE England, in Essex: county district pop. 143,000
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A municipal borough of southeast England near the North Sea. It was an important pre-Roman city and the site of the first Roman colony in Britain. Population: 104,000.