What does Manchester mean?

Definitions for Manchester
ˈmænˌtʃɛs tər, -tʃə stərManch·ester

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Manchester(noun)

    largest city in New Hampshire; located in southeastern New Hampshire on the Merrimack river

  2. Manchester(noun)

    a city in northwestern England (30 miles to the east of Liverpool); heart of the most densely populated area of England

Wiktionary

  1. Manchester(ProperNoun)

    Major city in the north-west of England.

  2. Manchester(ProperNoun)

    Name of several towns and cities in the United States of America.

  3. manchester(Noun)

    Household linen.

  4. manchester(Noun)

    The section of a department store dealing with household linen.

  5. manchester(Noun)

    A type of velveteen cloth; cotton velveteen.

  6. Origin: After the city of Manchester, England, once an important centre for the manufacture of cotton textile goods.

Freebase

  1. Manchester

    Manchester is the largest city in the U.S. state of New Hampshire, the tenth largest city in New England, and the largest city in northern New England, an area comprising the states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. It is in Hillsborough County along the banks of the Merrimack River, which divides the city into eastern and western sections. Manchester is near the northern end of the Northeast megalopolis. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 109,565, the most of any city in northern New England. In 2009 CNNMoney.com rated Manchester 13th in a list of the 100 best cities to live and launch a business in the United States. In addition, Kiplinger voted Manchester the second most tax friendly city in the United States, second only to Anchorage, Alaska. Also in 2009, Forbes magazine ranked the Manchester region first on its list of "America's 100 Cheapest Places to Live."

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Manchester

    on the Irwell, in the SE. of Lancashire, 30 m. E. of Liverpool, the centre of the English cotton manufacturing district, with many other textile and related industries, is an ancient, rich, and prosperous city; it has many fine buildings, including a Gothic Town Hall and Assize Court-House by Waterhouse; there is a picture-gallery, philosophic and other institutions, and technical school; Owens College is the nucleus of Victoria University; the substitution of steam for hand power began here about 1750; the industrial struggles in the beginning of the 19th century were severe, and included the famous "Peterloo massacre"; the Anti-Corn-Law League originated in Manchester, and Manchester has given its name to a school of Liberal politicians identified with the advocacy of peace abroad, free trade, no government interference with industry, and laissez-faire principles at home; the Bridgewater Canal 1762, the railway 1830, and the Ship Canal to the mouth of the Mersey 1894, mark steps in the city's progress; since 1888 Manchester with Salford (198), on the opposite bank of the Irwell, have formed a county.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. manchester

    A city of England, in Lancashire, on the Irwell. In the time of the Druids, it was one of their principal stations. It was one of the seats of the Brigantes, who had a castle or stronghold called Mancenion; and was, about 79, selected by the Romans as a station, and called Mancunium. Called by the Saxons Manceastre. Taken from the Britons, 488; captured by Edwin of Northumbria, 620; taken by the Danes, 877; retaken, 923.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Manchester

    Expresses the Anglo-Saxon for a common on the site of a Roman camp. The Friesic man in this sense enters into many place names also on the Continent.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Manchester' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2118

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Manchester' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2072

How to pronounce Manchester?

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How to say Manchester in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Manchester in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Manchester in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Manchester in a Sentence

  1. The AFA:

    The Manchester United player today suffered a joint (injury) in his right knee that requires surgery.

  2. Ryan Ding:

    I believe that a 5G market without Huawei is just like the English Premier League without Manchester United.

  3. Cristiano Ronaldo:

    He only ever looked at me as a business relationship, i know it. What Manchester UnitedWith Cristiano Ronaldo told me never came from the heart.

  4. Mikael Silvestre:

    Barcelona -- except' God'( Lionel Messi) -- is a team that you can stop over two games, i think Manchester United can stop Barcelona and progress.

  5. Isaac Asimov:

    Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.

Images & Illustrations of Manchester

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