What does Windsor mean?

Definitions for Windsor
ˈwɪn zərwind·sor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Windsornoun

    a city in southeastern Ontario on the Detroit River opposite Detroit

  2. Windsor, House of Windsornoun

    the British royal family since 1917


  1. Windsornoun

    A town in Berkshire, England - famous for Windsor Castle

  2. Windsornoun

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

  3. Windsornoun

    from the town in Berkshire.

  4. Windsornoun

    transferred from the surname.

  5. Windsornoun

    The Royal House of Windsor


  1. windsor

    Windsor is a town in the county of Berkshire, in southeast England, known primarily as the location of Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the British Royal Family. It is also a term used to describe a type of knot used in tying a necktie. In addition, Windsor is a common surname in English-speaking countries.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Windsornoun

    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.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Windsor is ranked #4652 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Windsor surname appeared 7,621 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Windsor.

    89.8% or 6,846 total occurrences were White.
    5.2% or 402 total occurrences were Black.
    2% or 154 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 124 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 54 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 41 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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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. Buckingham Palace:

    Also present in the Castle Grounds will be representatives of charities supported by Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, together with members of the Windsor community and children from the local schools which Her Royal Highness attended, residents of Windsor Castle and a number of Royal Household staff will also be present.

  2. The Bidens:

    Her Majesty Queen Queen Elizabeth II was more than a monarch. The Queen defined an era, in a world of constant change, The Queen was a steadying presence and a source of comfort and pride for generations of Britons, including many who have never known their country without The Queen. An enduring admiration for Queen Elizabeth II united people across the Commonwealth. The seven decades of Queen Elizabeth II history-making reign bore witness to an age of unprecedented human advancement and the forward march of human dignity. QUEEN ELIZABETH II, LONGEST-REIGNING BRITISH MONARCH, DEAD AT 96 Queen Elizabeth II stands with U.S. President President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden in the Grand Corridor during First Lady Jill Biden visit at Windsor Castle, in Windsor Castle, Britain, June 13, 2021. ( Steve Parsons/Pool via REUTERS).

  3. Buckingham Palace:

    The couple are delighted to announce an opportunity for 1,200 people from across the United Kingdom to be invited into the grounds of Windsor Castle to share the experience of their special day, the attendees will view the arrival of the congregation and Members of the Royal Family, listen to a live broadcast of the Marriage Service and watch as the Bride and Groom depart St. George’s Chapel at the end of the ceremony. The newly married couple will then undertake a short carriage procession through part of Windsor High Street. The carriage will process through the grounds of Windsor Castle, departing via Castle Hill to proceed along part of the High Street before returning to the Castle via Cambridge Gate.

  4. Denise Quickel:

    Known as Windsor's Songbird, Demetria Bannister used her musical talents to bring a great deal of joy to Windsor Elementary School.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I was walking up and I was saying (to wife Melania): 'Can you imagine my mother seeing this scene? Windsor. Windsor Castle,'.

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