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ˈtʃɛl siChelsea

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  1. Chelseanoun

    A district on the northern bank of the river Thames in western London.

    Etymology: chalk wharf.

  2. Chelseanoun

    Any of several places (mostly in the US) named after it.

    Etymology: chalk wharf.

  3. Chelseanoun

    An urban area on the north bank of the river Thames in Kensington and Chelsea borough, Greater London.

    Etymology: From Old English Celchyth, from cealc ("chalk") +‎ hȳþ ("landing place") .

  4. Chelseanoun

    Any of several places named after it.

    Etymology: From Old English Celchyth, from cealc ("chalk") +‎ hȳþ ("landing place") .

  5. Chelseanoun

    A type of porcelain once manufactured there.

    Etymology: From Old English Celchyth, from cealc ("chalk") +‎ hȳþ ("landing place") .

  6. Chelseanoun

    A female given name transferred from the place name.

    Etymology: From Old English Celchyth, from cealc ("chalk") +‎ hȳþ ("landing place") .


  1. Chelsea

    Chelsea is a city in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, directly across the Mystic River from the city of Boston. It is the smallest city in Massachusetts in land area, and the 26th most densely populated in the country. As of the 2010 Census, it had a population of 35,177. According to the United States Census Bureau, Chelsea has a total area of 2.5 square miles, of which 2.2 square miles is land and 0.23 square miles, or 10.02%, is water. Located on a peninsula in Boston Harbor, Chelsea is drained by Chelsea Creek and sits on the Mystic River just north of downtown Boston.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Chelsea

    a western suburb of London, on the N. of the Thames; famous for its hospital for old and disabled soldiers, and the place of residence of sundry literary celebrities, among others Sir Thomas More, Swift, Steele, and Carlyle.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. chelsea

    A parish of England, in Middlesex, on the Thames. Chelsea Hospital is the great national asylum for decayed and maimed soldiers, and one of the noblest institutions of the kind in Europe. The institution was founded by Charles II. in 1682. Connected with the hospital is the Military Asylum, a noble establishment, founded in 1801, for the education and maintenance of the children of soldiers. See Asylum.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Chelsea

    Anciently “Chevelsey,” or “Shingle Island.” See “Chiswick.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chelsea in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chelsea in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Chelsea in a Sentence

  1. Candace Phaire:

    Since she was seven, she was begging me and her dad to start a charity, she was so persistent, every couple of months she would ask,' Are we starting Chelsea's Charity yet ?' When she was turning 10, she asked us again, and we decided it was time to go for it.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    Chelsea put herself between us and held both our hands. That was not anything other than her trying to keep us together, and when she did that, oh my gosh, I thought,' That is just so incredible, so strong and so wise.'.

  3. Mark Fleischman:

    At Studio 54, we were not allowed to serve liquor after 4, and we normally closed by 5, but people didn’t want to sleep. They were all hopped up on whatever drugs they were taking. So we all piled into limos and head down to Chelsea… those after-hours clubs would stay open until noon. But they were completely illegal. And that’s what made it so fun. There was drinking, everyone was doing cocaine and poppers. It was quite the scene.

  4. Rodney K. Harrison:

    When Negrin arrived at the scene and saw Chelsea in the back seat, his instincts kicked into play, his training, him being the father of three, he was able to calm Chelsea down, get Chelsea into a Ridge Fire Department ambulance – but that was the easy part.

  5. Chase Strangio:

    But the delay in treatment came with a significant cost to Chelsea and her mental health and we are hopeful that the government continues to meet Chelsea's medical needs as is its obligation under the Constitution so that those harms may be mitigated.

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