There are 2 main definitions of Manchester in English:

Share this entry

Manchester 1

Syllabification: Man·ches·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈmanˌCHestər/ /ˈmanCHi-/
1An industrial city in northwestern England; population 396,300 (est. 2009). Founded in Roman times, it developed in the 18th and 19th centuries as a center of the English cotton industry.
2The largest city in New Hampshire, on the Merrimack River, in the southern part of the state; population 108,586 (est. 2008).
3A town in central Connecticut, east of Hartford; population 56,385 (est. 2008).

Words that rhyme with Manchester

Chichester • Silchester

Definition of Manchester in:

Share this entry

 

There are 2 main definitions of Manchester in English:

Share this entry

manchester 2 Line breaks: man|ches¦ter
Pronunciation: /ˈmantʃɪstə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

[mass noun] South African & Australian /NZ
Household linen.

Definition of Manchester in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day fortissimo
Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
adverb
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly