noun /ˈlænkæstə(ɹ),ˈlæŋkəstə(ɹ),ˈlæn.kæs.tɚ,ˈlæŋk.ɨ.stɚ/
a) The , a dynasty of English kings and one of the opposing factions involved in the 15th century . The name comes from the fact that its members were descended from , 1st Duke of Lancaster; their symbol was a red rose.
b) The City of Lancaster, a UK local government district with city status in Lancashire in North West England. Its main settlement is Lancaster, from which it obtained its city status.

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