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Chelsea,

England: see Kensington and ChelseaKensington and Chelsea,
inner borough (1991 pop. 127,600) of Greater London, SE England. Kensington is largely residential with fashionable shopping streets and several luxurious hotels. Portobello Road is a well-known street market.
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Chelsea,

city (1990 pop. 28,710), Suffolk co., E Mass., an industrial suburb of Boston; settled 1624, inc. as a town 1739, as a city 1857. It has made printed goods, rubber, plastics, electrical machinery, shoes, and paint. Oil storage tanks line Chelsea Creek and the Mystic River. At the battle of Chelsea Creek (1775), Revolutionary forces made one of their first captures of a British ship. During the siege of Boston (1775–76), part of Washington's army was stationed here. In recent decades Chelsea has suffered from major fires, job loss, and municipal corruption.

Chelsea

a residential district of SW London, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea: site of the Chelsea Royal Hospital for old and invalid soldiers (Chelsea Pensioners)
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In 1834 Carlyle moved to London, to a house in Cheyne (pronounced Cheeny) Row, Chelsea, where he lived for his remaining nearly fifty years.
There is something continental about Chelsea Embankment.
He implied that one ought not to sit out on Chelsea Embankment without a male escort.
Is there no Chelsea or Greenwich for the old honest pimple-nosed coachmen?
I had the luck to get clear away through knowing every brick of those back-garden walls, and the double luck to have these togs with the rest over at Chelsea.
It was not unusual for those who wended home alone at midnight, to keep the middle of the road, the better to guard against surprise from lurking footpads; few would venture to repair at a late hour to Kentish Town or Hampstead, or even to Kensington or Chelsea, unarmed and unattended; while he who had been loudest and most valiant at the supper-table or the tavern, and had but a mile or so to go, was glad to fee a link-boy to escort him home.
If I might offer any apology for so exaggerated a fiction as the Barnacles and the Circumlocution Office, I would seek it in the common experience of an Englishman, without presuming to mention the unimportant fact of my having done that violence to good manners, in the days of a Russian war, and of a Court of Inquiry at Chelsea.
Never more at Chelsea Ferry, Shall your Thomas take a spell
Chelsea arrive at St James' Park on Saturday, Newcastle United facing the daunting task of picking up their first league win of the season against Jose Mourinho's champions.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Chelsea are hurrying Atletico Madrid into ratifying Diego Costa's Au32million move, fearing the Spanish champions are holding out for a more lucrative offer.
LIVERPOOL 1 CHELSEA 2, FA CUP FINAL MAY 5, 2012: Ramires gave Chelsea the lead on 11 minutes and Didier Drogba added a second just after half-time.
Will Didier always be in the memory of the Chelsea fans, Chelsea board, Chelsea owner, Chelsea players and kids growing up?