(John Wilmot) 1647-80; Eng. poet
Origin of Rochesterafter N. Rochester (1752-1831), Revolutionary officer city & port in W N.Y., on Lake Ontario
- city in SE Minn.
Origin of Rochesterafter the city in N.Y.
- city in Kent, SE England
- A town of southeast England east-southeast of London. From an ancient Roman settlement, it grew into an important medieval commercial center.
- A city of southeast Minnesota southeast of Minneapolis. The Mayo Clinic (founded in 1889) is located here.
- A city of western New York east-northeast of Buffalo on the New York State Canal System near Lake Ontario. It was first settled c. 1812 and grew rapidly after the opening of the Erie Canal (1825).