Definitions for Chandlerˈtʃænd lər, ˈtʃɑnd-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

chan•dlerˈtʃænd lər, ˈtʃɑnd-(n.)

  1. a person who makes or sells items of tallow or wax, as candles or soap.

  2. a dealer or trader in supplies, esp. of a specialized type:

    a ship chandler.

    Category: Navy, Common Vocabulary

Origin of chandler:

1275–1325; ME chandeler candlestick, candle maker < AF, OF chandelier

Chan•dlerˈtʃænd lər, ˈtʃɑnd-(n.)

  1. Raymond (Thornton), 1888–1959, U.S. writer of detective novels, born in England.

    Category: Biography

  2. a town in central Arizona. 142,918.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Chandler, Raymond Chandler, Raymond Thornton Chandler(noun)

    United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959)

  2. chandler(noun)

    a retail dealer in provisions and supplies

  3. chandler(noun)

    a maker (and seller) of candles and soap and oils and paints

Wiktionary

  1. Chandler(ProperNoun)

    An English occupational surname for a maker or seller of candles.

  2. Chandler(ProperNoun)

    , transferred use of the surname.

  3. chandler(Noun)

    A person who makes or sells candles

  4. chandler(Noun)

    A dealer in (a specific kind of) provisions or supplies

    a ship chandler

  5. chandler(Noun)

    A California variety of pomelo with a smoother skin than many other varieties.

  6. Origin: From chandelier, from candelarius, from the candela; confer the English term candle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chandler(noun)

    a maker or seller of candles

  2. Chandler(noun)

    a dealer in other commodities, which are indicated by a word prefixed; as, ship chandler, corn chandler

Freebase

  1. Chandler

    Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and is a prominent suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona, Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is bordered to the north and west by Tempe, to the north by Mesa, to the west by Phoenix, to the south by the Gila River Indian Community, and to the east by Gilbert. As of July 2011, the population was 240,101 according to the United States Census Bureau, however, according to the city's official website, Chandler's Planning Division estimated the population as of September 2012 being 239,610. It also has satellite locations for many technology companies, including Intel and Orbital Sciences Corporation.

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