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Definition of the noun leicester

What does leicester mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Leicesters

  1. a largely agricultural county in central England
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonym of Leicester: Leicestershire
    • instance of: county = a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • part of: England = a division of the United Kingdom


  1. Leicester is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 10,970 at the 2010 census.
  2. Leicester is a town in Addison County, Vermont, United States. The population was 1,100 at the 2010 census. Satans Kingdom is an unincorporated community located in Leicester.
  3. Leicester LES-tər is a town in Livingston County, New York, United States. The population was 2,200 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Leicester Phelps, an early inhabitant.
  4. Leicester is an unincorporated community in Buncombe County, North Carolina; although incorporating was proposed in 2007, the proposal never passed. Leicester is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2007, Leicester population is 12,514 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.26 percent.
  5. Leicester is a village in Livingston County, New York, USA. The population was 468 at the 2010 census. The village is named after Leicester Phelps, an early inhabitant.

There are other places with in their name, like Leicester House, Leicester Castle, Leicester Square, Leicester College, Leicester Township, Leicester Guildhall, Leicester Forest East, Leicester Forest West, University of Leicester, Leicester Square Theatre and City of Leicester College.

Phrases with Leicester

  1. Red Leicester
  2. earl of leicester
  3. baron snow of leicester

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Leicester

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Google previewChamber's Information for the People (1858)

A Popular Encyclopædia by William Chambers, Robert Chambers

The Old Leicester is a variety of the coarse long- woolcd breeds.

Google previewA Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical (1842)

Of the Various Countries, Places and Principal Natural Objects in the World by John Ramsay McCulloch

Leicester is the grand seat of the manufacture of woollen stockings, caps, mitts, &c.; the business being ...

Google previewChambers's information for the people, ed. by W. and R. Chambers (1842)

by Chambers W. and R., ltd

The Old Leicester is a variety of the coarse long- wooled breeds.

Google previewFarmers' register (1842)

by Edmund Ruffin

the first cross between the pure Southdown and pure Leicester is the most desirable, as possessing more aptitude to fatten, and producing greater weight of fleece; but where a large quantity are kept and a longer time allowed for lattening , ...

Google previewWorking with Bilingual Children (1995)

Good Practice in the Primary Classroom by Mahendra K. Verma, Karen P. Corrigan, Sally Firth

If a community exists which perceives itself as a community, but which does not have, politically, a piece of land (except in amusing and political jargon like ' Leicester is a little Gujerat', 'Bradford is a little Pakistan', and 'Southall is a little ...

Google previewA Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain (1769)

Divided Into Circuits Or Journies

Leicester is an antient, large, and pop lous Town, containing five Parishes; 'tis the Capital of the County of that Name, and stands on the River Soar, which rises not far from High-cross, just mentioned: It is a Borough and Corporation-town, ...

Google previewSessional papers. Inventory control record 1 (1908)

by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons

Leicester is the principal seat of the hosiery manufacture, which was introduced about the middle of the 17th century, and commenced a fresh course of development when improved machinery and power were applied to its processes in the ...

Google previewA Geographical Dictionary of England and Wales (1832)

Containing the Names, in Alphabetical Order... by William Cobbett

York Garendon, Leicester Gargrave, York Garrigill, Cumberland Garriston, York Garn, Merioneth Garsdale, York Garsdon, Wilts Garthely, Cardigan Garstang, Lancashire Garmondsway-Moor, Durham Garsington, Oxon Garston ...

Google previewMason's World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties (2002)

by Valerie Porter

bleue, Mayenne Blue/not Bleu de Maine BLI: see Improved Border Leicester Blinkhaar: (SAfrica)/shiny coat/only recog. var.

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Leicester having joined the Welsh, who at this time made an irruption into England, the kingdom was reduced to the most deplorable situation. The pusillanimity of the king prevented any proper or decisive method being pursued for extricating ...

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Quotes about Leicester

A hospital patient from Leicester
Said, 'look, I do not want to pester,
But Doctor, I need
For this thing not to bleed
And it's nearly filled up my sou'wester.

(Written Oct 2012) (John Carter Brown)
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Scrabble value of L1E1I1C3E1S1T1E1R1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of LEICESTER

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