- city in SW England, on the Severn
- A city of southwest-central England on the Severn River west-northwest of London. Built on the site of the Roman city Glevum, it was the Saxon capital of Mercia.x
- A city of northeast Massachusetts on Cape Ann and the Atlantic Ocean northeast of Boston. Its harbor has been used by fishing fleets for three centuries. x
From Latin Glēvum + Old English ceaster. Recorded in the Domesday Book as Glowecestre.