Meaning of Lancaster

Lan•cas•ter

Pronunciation: (lang'ku-stur for 4–8 also lang'kas-tur), [key]
— n.
  1. the English royal family that reigned 1399–1461, descended from John of Gaunt (Duke of Lancaster), and that included Henry IV, Henry V, and Henry VI. Cf. York (def. 1).
  2. a member of this family.
  3. a city in Lancashire, in NW England. 125,500.
  4. a city in SE Pennsylvania. 54,725.
  5. a town in S California. 48,027.
  6. a city in central Ohio. 34,953.
  7. a town in N Texas. 14,807.
  8. a town in W New York. 13,056.
  9. Lancashire.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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