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ˈwɪn zərWind·sor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Windsor(noun)

    a city in southeastern Ontario on the Detroit River opposite Detroit

  2. Windsor, House of Windsor(noun)

    the British royal family since 1917


  1. Windsor(ProperNoun)

    A town in Berkshire, England - famous for Windsor Castle

  2. Windsor(ProperNoun)

    Several other places in England, Australia, Canada and the United States

  3. Windsor(ProperNoun)

    from the town in Berkshire.

  4. Windsor(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  5. Windsor(ProperNoun)

    The Royal House of Windsor

Webster Dictionary

  1. Windsor(noun)

    a town in Berkshire, England


  1. Windsor

    Windsor is a town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. It is widely known as the site of Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the British Royal Family. The town is situated 21 miles west of Charing Cross, London. It is immediately south of the River Thames, which forms its boundary with Eton. The village of Old Windsor, just over 2 miles to the south, predates what is now called Windsor by around 300 years; in the past Windsor was formally referred to as New Windsor to distinguish the two.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Windsor

    win′zor, adj. pertaining to Windsor, as in Wind′sor-chair, a kind of strong, plain, polished chair, made entirely of wood; Wind′sor-soap, a kind of perfumed brown toilet-soap.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Windsor

    a town in Berkshire, on the right bank of the Thames, opposite Eton, and about 22 m. W. of London, with a castle which from early Plantagenet times has been the principal residence of the kings of England.

Rap Dictionary

  1. windsor

    Windsor, Ontario is the southernmost city in Canada and is located in Southwestern Ontario at the western end of the heavily populated Quebec City–Windsor Corridor. It is located in Essex County although administratively separated from the county government. Separated by the Detroit River, Windsor is located south of Detroit, Michigan in the United States. Windsor is known as "The City of Roses" and residents are known as "Windsorites". Windsor has a low violent crime rate and one of the lowest murder rates in Canada. In 2011, the crime severity index for the Windsor Metropolitan Area was 62.5, compared to the Canadian national rate of 77.6. Of the 5 safest communities in Canada, 4 of them are located in the Windsor Metropolitan Area (Amherstburg, LaSalle, Tecumseh, and Lakeshore). Windsor has made national headlines for its lack of homicides. There were no homicides in the city for a 27-month period ending in Nov. 2011. Despite its lack of homicides, Windsor has long been used as a port to smuggle Canadian drugs in exchanged for American firearms by traditional Organized Crime syndicates. For decades much of the drug smuggling went through the busy Montreal port, controlled by Sicilian Mafia. But security has been tightened up since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. So the Calabrians took advantage of this vacuum by smuggling drugs through Windsor, where security was “lax”. Not only do traditional organized crime groups use the ports, but established street gangs from both Toronto and Montreal have also been known to set up shop in Windsor, sometimes bringing the violence attributed to street gangs with them.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Windsor

    Anciently described as “Windlesora,” the winding shore.

How to pronounce Windsor?

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How to say Windsor in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Windsor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Windsor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Windsor in a Sentence

  1. Emily Nash:

    I know that brides like Autumn Kelly who married Peter Phillips did do that, and if the dress is at Windsor it’s just a nice courtesy to show it to Her Majesty before the big day.

  2. Sheku Kanneh-Mason:

    I'm on my way to Windsor to perform at the royal wedding. I'm really looking forward to that, to getting there and having a really great day.

  3. Grant White:

    It's been surprisingly relaxed, and you do feel as though you're part of the day because it's very intimate, obviously Windsor has been buzzing today anyway, but to have this ring-side seat is just priceless.

  4. Jason Knauf:

    She has a very close knit group of friends and she did not want to choose one over the other, they have also been actively involved in helping her prepare for the day and are going to be there at Windsor on the day before in London and she's very pleased to have their support on the day.

  5. Spun Gold:

    When the royal family was writing these blueprints for royal brides, Meghan couldn’t have been further from their original idea, it was blonde, English roses from aristocratic families. [Harry’s older brother] William bent that rule by marrying a girl from a much more middle-class family. Britain's Prince Harry poses with Meghan Markle in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace, London, on Nov. 27, 2017. (Reuters) And Harry is taking it a stage further… History proves with the most recent royal wives of Windsor that if you don’t stay in your lane, you can fall down. Diana became the star and that marriage didn’t work. Fergie was fun, free loving and a breath of fresh air. But that didn’t work.

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