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ˈtʃɛʃ ər, -ɪərCheshire

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Wiktionary

  1. Cheshirenoun

    A maritime county of England, bordered by the Irish Sea, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Denbighshire and Flintshire.

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  1. Cheshire

    Cheshire is a ceremonial county in England, sitting between the West Midlands and the North West. The western edge of the county forms part of England's border with Wales. Cheshire's county town is the city of Chester, although the largest town is Warrington. Other major towns include Widnes, Congleton, Crewe, Ellesmere Port, Runcorn, Macclesfield, Winsford, Northwich, and Wilmslow. Historically the county contained the Wirral, Stockport, Altrincham and other towns. The county is bordered by Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south, and Flintshire and Wrexham in Wales to the west. The county is also a part of the Welsh Marches. Cheshire's area is 2,343 square kilometres and its population is around 700,000. Apart from the large towns along the River Mersey and the historic city of Chester, it is mostly rural, with a number of small towns and villages that support an agricultural industry. It is historically famous as a former principality and for the production of Cheshire cheese, salt, bulk chemicals, and woven silk.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cheshire

    a western county of England, between the Mersey and the Dee, the chief mineral products of which are coal and rock-salt, and the agricultural, butter and cheese; has numerous manufacturing towns, with every facility for inter-communication, and the finest pasture-land in England.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cheshire in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cheshire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Cheshire in a Sentence

  1. Lewis Carroll:

    One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. Which road do I take? she asked. Where do you want to go? was his response. I don't know, Alice answered. Then, said the cat, it doesn't matter.

  2. Sir Julian Huxley:

    Operationally, God is beginning to resemble not a ruler but the last fading smile of a cosmic Cheshire cat.

  3. Luke Bryan:

    I have chalked it up to this, it is just running on pure faith and understanding that God gave us Chris and Kelly for an amount of time...God said Chris Byran has 26 years, Kelly Cheshire has 39 years and ultimately, I can't question that.

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