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  1. West·min·ster
    IPA[ˈwes(t)ˌminstər]
    • 1. an industrial and commercial city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 88,975 (est. 2008).

    • 2. a city in north central Colorado, northwest of Denver; population 107,056 (est. 2008).

    • 3. an inner London borough that contains the Houses of Parliament and many government offices. Full name City of Westminster.

    • 4. used in reference to the British Parliament:

      Westminster enforced successive cuts in pay
    • a city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 78,444 (est. 2008).

      a city in north central Colorado, west of Denver; population 140,989 (est. 2008).

    • a city in El Salvador, close to the border with Guatemala; population 245,421 (2007).

      a volcano in El Salvador, southwest of the city of Santa Ana. It rises to a height of 7,730 feet (2,381 m).

    • a city in western England, north of Liverpool, on the estuary of the Lune River; population 44,500 (est. 2009).

      a city in southwestern California, northeast of Los Angeles, on the edge of the Mojave Desert; population 145,469 (est. 2008).

    • a district in Los Angeles, the principal center of the US movie industry.

      the US movie industry and the lifestyles of the people associated with it:

    • the capital and chief port of Liberia; population 1,010,970 (2008). Founded in 1822 for resettled US slaves, it was later named for President James Monroe.

      an industrial city in southwestern California, northeast of Los Angeles; population 37,651 (est. 2008).

    • a city in California, in the San Gabriel Mountains, northeast of Los Angeles; population 143,080 (est. 2008). It is the site of the Rose Bowl stadium.

      an industrial port city in southeastern Texas, on the eastern side of Houston; population 146,439 (est. 2008).

    • a city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 102,982 (est. 2008).

      an industrial city in southwestern Connecticut, on Long Island Sound; population 83,185 (est. 2008).

    • a town in southwestern California, northeast of Los Angeles; population 70,200 (est. 2008).

      a city in southeastern Minnesota, south of Minneapolis; population 50,004 (est. 2008).

    • a town in southern France, on the Rhône River, home of the ancestors of the Dutch royal house.

      a city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles in an agricultural area; population 136,392 (est. 2008).

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