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Lancaster

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geographical name Lan·cas·ter \ˈlaŋ-kəs-tər (usually for 3, 5), ˈlan-ˌkas-tər (usually for 1, 2), ˈlaŋ-ˌkas-tər (usually for 4)\

Simple Definition of Lancaster

  • : U.S. city, California

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Lancaster

  1. 1 city SW California NE of Los Angeles pop 156,633

  2. 2 city S cen Ohio SE of Columbus pop 38,780

  3. 3 city SE Pennsylvania pop 59,322

  4. 4 city NE Texas S of Dallas pop 36,361

  5. 5 city NW England in Lancashire pop 125,600

Lancastrian

play \laŋ-ˈkas-trē-ən, lan-\ adjective or noun

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