geographical name \ˈchi-chəs-tər\

Definition of CHICHESTER

town S England ENE of Portsmouth of W. Sussex pop 24,189


geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

City (pop., 2001: 27,477), Chichester district, administrative county of West Sussex, England. It is located northeast of Portsmouth. The basic plan of the Roman town is preserved in the modern one. The economy relies mainly on agriculture and retailing. Chichester is noted for its early Norman cathedral, begun in the late 11th century, and for its pastoral landscapes.


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