Pronunciation: (ches'tur), [key]
1. a city in Cheshire, in NW England: only English city with the Roman walls still intact. 117,200.
2. a city in SE Pennsylvania. 45,794.
3. Cheshire (def. 3).
4. former name of Cheshire (def. 1).
5. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “camp.”
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