Meaning of Leicester

Leices•ter

Pronunciation: (les'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. See
  2. a city in Leicestershire, in central England. 290,600.
  3. Leicestershire.
  4. one of an English breed of large sheep, noted for its coarse, long wool and large yield of mutton.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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