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.

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

  2. Manchester(ProperNoun)

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

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

  3. manchester(Noun)

    Household linen.

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

  4. manchester(Noun)

    The section of a department store dealing with household linen.

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

  5. manchester(Noun)

    A type of velveteen cloth; cotton velveteen.

    Etymology: 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. Simon Brundish:

    No team has ever not won Premier League from where Livepool currently are, but we have three record-breaking teams now -- Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham. This season is going to be record breaking.

  2. Sylvan Adams:

    We are hoping to take a page out of British cycling, who became the world's pre-eminent cycling power after they built their velodrome in Manchester and the National Cycling Centre... so we are hoping to develop cycling amongst the youth and reach the highest level of the sport.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Je suis extrêmement fier d'être un ancien élève de l'université de Manchester, en Angleterre. L'université m'a donné une excellente occasion de poursuivre mon doctorat par moi attribution de bourses de recherche dalton chimique, l'une des bourses les plus prestigieuses. C'est sûrement la plus grande réalisation et une étape de choix dans ma vie. Mes remerciements et vœux les plus sincères à l'Université de Manchester, l'un des plus grandes universités dans le monde ..... cette année classé 5e au Royaume-Uni et 38e dans le monde entier. Keep it up, mon alma mater.

  4. Farbod Mimeh:

    European indices are set to open significantly lower as tumbling commodities continue to put pressure on global markets,” Farbod Mimeh trader at London Capital Group, said in a note http://www.economicnewsdaily.com/under-the-radar-european-stocks-to-watch-manchester-united-plc-manu-anheuser-busch-inbev-sanv-bud-novartis-ag-nvs/9223940/

  5. The AFA:

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

Images & Illustrations of Manchester

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