What does LANCASTER mean?

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ˈlæŋ kə stər; for 3,4 also -kæs tərLANCASTER

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lancaster(noun)

    a city in northwestern England

  2. Lancaster, House of Lancaster, Lancastrian line(noun)

    the English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red rose

Wiktionary

  1. Lancaster(ProperNoun)

    The House of Lancaster, a dynasty of English kings and one of the opposing factions involved in the 15th century Wars of the Roses. The name comes from the fact that its members were descended from John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster; their symbol was a red rose.

    Etymology: From the River Lune + castra

  2. Lancaster(ProperNoun)

    The City of Lancaster, a UK local government district with city status in Lancashire in North West England. Its main settlement is Lancaster, from which it obtained its city status.

    Etymology: From the River Lune + castra

  3. Lancaster(ProperNoun)

    A city in Lancashire, in the northwest of England, UK.

    Etymology: From the River Lune + castra

  4. Lancaster(ProperNoun)

    Any of various settlements that take their name from the city in Lancashire. See Lancaster (disambiguation) on Wikipedia for a list.

    Etymology: From the River Lune + castra

  5. Lancaster(ProperNoun)

    A type of four-engined British bomber aircraft built by Avro during World War 2.

    Etymology: From the River Lune + castra

Freebase

  1. Lancaster

    Lancaster is the county town of Lancashire, England It is situated on the River Lune and has a population of 45,952. Lancaster is a constituent settlement of the wider City of Lancaster, a local government district which has a population of 133,914 and encompasses several outlying settlements, including neighbouring Morecambe. Long existing as a commercial, cultural and educational centre, Lancaster is the settlement that gives Lancashire its name. Lancaster has several unique ties to the British monarchy; the House of Lancaster was a branch of the English royal family, whilst the Duchy of Lancaster holds large estates on behalf of Elizabeth II, who herself is also the Duke of Lancaster. Lancaster was granted city status in 1937 for its "long association with the crown" and because it was "the county town of the King's Duchy of Lancaster". With its history based on its port and canal, Lancaster is an ancient settlement, dominated by Lancaster Castle. It is also home to the collegiate and campus-based Lancaster University and a campus of the University of Cumbria.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Lancaster

    picturesque town near the mouth of the Lune, 50 m. NW. of Manchester, is the county town of Lancashire, and manufactures furniture, cotton, machinery, and railway plant; it was disfranchised in 1867 for corrupt practices.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. lancaster

    The chief town of Lancashire, England, situated on the river Lune. It is supposed to have been the Ad Alaunam of the Romans. It was granted by William I. or II. to Roger de Poitou, who erected a castle upon its hill. It was taken by the Jacobites, November, 1715, and November, 1745.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Lancaster

    The Roman Lunecastra, or fortified camp on the Lune.

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How to say LANCASTER in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LANCASTER in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LANCASTER in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of LANCASTER in a Sentence

  1. Vince Mirack:

    If not for the grace of modern technology and divine intervention, you probably would have stayed in Lancaster and basked in your fame, i can only hope that the remainder of your life is as painful to you as the last 26 years have been to my family.

  2. Mark Williamson:

    We want to reassure our customers in Lancaster and Cumbria that we are doing everything we possibly can to access our substations, assess the damage caused by severe flooding, and restore supplies.

  3. Abou Jaoude:

    When I was young, I liked Steve McQueen, Burt Lancaster and Clint Eastwood, i think the movie theater was the first place I enjoyed, and it was cheap for a kid ... Later on, when I would go to the movies the theaters began just giving Arabic movie posters to me.

  4. Mandy Powers Norrell:

    That left a bad taste in my mouth, it would have been smart for her to come to Lancaster, Chesterfield and Darlington.

  5. Andy Orellana:

    Every American and Californian has the Constitutional right as a citizen to cast their ballot and have it counted, expanding voting access is NOT stealing an election, contrary to what Republicans in Washington may believe. Instead of undermining an election at the 11th hour they should follow the lead of the Republican Mayor of Lancaster who is supporting their candidate and called for this voting center to be opened.

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