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From Latin Glēvum + Old English ceaster. Recorded in the Domesday Book as Glowecestre.

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Gloucester

  1. A city in Gloucestershire, England, on the river Severn, near the border with Wales.
  2. A city in Massachusetts.
  3. A town in New South Wales, Australia.
  4. A census-designated place in North Carolina.

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Gloucester (countable and uncountable, plural Gloucesters)

  1. A traditional semi-hard cheese from Gloucestershire.

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  • 2003, A. D. Mills, A Dictionary of British Place-Names, Oxford University Press, →ISBN