Definition of Chelsea pensioner in English:

Chelsea pensioner

Line breaks: Chel|sea pen|sion¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɛlsi
 
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noun

  • (In the UK) an inmate of the Chelsea Royal Hospital for old or disabled soldiers.
    More example sentences
    • Residents of Arnhem welcome back the veterans, led by Chelsea pensioners, who fought Germans at their bridge 60 years ago
    • The Chelsea pensioners have just been marched in.
    • We're not talking about a harmless Chelsea pensioner here.

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