Meaning of Dorchester

Dor•ches•ter

Pronunciation: (dôr'ches"tur, -chu-stur), [key]
— n.
  1. a town in S Dorsetshire, in S England, on the Frome River: named Casterbridge in Thomas Hardy's novels. 13,737.
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