A town on the Thames, in Berkshire, England; rendered Ventus Morbidus in some medieval documents, the name being really from the Saxon Windels-or, 'winding shore'

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  • Windsor — Windsor, WI U.S. Census Designated Place in Wisconsin Population (2000): 2533 Housing Units (2000): 978 Land area (2000): 3.165373 sq. miles (8.198278 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.017712 sq. miles (0.045873 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.183085 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Windsor — puede referirse a: Windsor, una ciudad de Inglaterra. Windsor, un pueblo del estado de California, Estados Unidos. Windsor, una ciudad del estado de Colorado, Estados Unidos. Windsor, una ciudad del estado de Connecticut, Estados Unidos. Windsor …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Windsor — (duc de). V. Édouard VIII. Windsor ou New Windsor v. d Angleterre (Berkshire), sur la Tamise; 28 330 hab. Chât. royal (XIIe s.), agrandi (1344) et modifié au XIXe s. La famille royale d Angleterre (maison de Hanovre Saxe Cobourg Gotha) adopta le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Windsor — Wind sor, n. A town in Berkshire, England. [1913 Webster] {Windsor bean}. (Bot.) See under {Bean}. {Windsor chair}, a kind of strong, plain, polished, wooden chair. Simmonds. {Windsor soap}, a scented soap well known for its excellence. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Windsor — town in Berkshire, O.E. Windlesoran (c.1060), lit. bank or slope with a windlass (O.E. *windels). Site of a royal residence, hence Windsor chair (1724), Windsor tie (1895), Windsor knot in a necktie (1953) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Windsor — (spr. Uints r), 1) Marktflecken in Berkshire, an der Themse (steinerne Brücke nach dem durch sein College berühmten Dorfe Eton) u. der englischen Südwestbahn; 9600 Ew.; königliches Schloß (Windsor Castle) auf einer Anhöhe, mit Graben u. Wall… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Windsor — Windsor1 [win′zər] n. name of the ruling family of Great Britain since 1917, when the name was officially changed from Saxe Coburg Gotha Windsor2 [win′zər] Duke of ( Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David) 1894 1972; king of England …   English World dictionary

  • Windsor — m English: transferred use of the surname, which is derived from a place in Berkshire, originally named in Old English as Windels ōra ‘landing place with a windlass’. It is the site of a castle that is in regular use as a residence of the royal… …   First names dictionary

  • Windsor — (spr. winns r). 1) New W., Stadt in der engl. Grafsch. Berkshire, an der Themse, 34 km westl. von London, (1901) 13.958 E., mit königl. Schloß und Park und Grabgewölben der Königsfamilie; königl. Sommerresidenz. – 2) Stadt in der kanad. Prov.… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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