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

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of Chelsea pensioner in English:


(In the UK) an inmate of the Chelsea Royal Hospital for old or disabled soldiers.
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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