Ipswich

(redirected from Ipswich, England)
Also found in: Dictionary.

Ipswich,

city (1991 pop. 129,661) and district, Suffolk, E England, on the Orwell estuary 12 mi (19 km) from its entry into the North Sea. Ipswich is the county seat of Suffolk. A market and port, it exports barley, malt, and fertilizers and imports coal, petroleum, phosphates, grain, and timber. Agricultural machinery and construction vehicles are the chief manufactures of Ipswich, which also has fertilizer, cigarette, malting, milling, brewing, printing, and textile industries. The area was a commercial center and pottery producer from the 7th to 12th cent. The city reached the peak of its significance in the woolen trade in the 16th cent. Its port declined with the decrease in wool trading but revived with new dock construction in the mid-19th cent. Vestiges of Roman habitation remain there. Ipswich was an important ecclesiastical center in the 16th cent. and retains 12 old churches and several 15th- and 16th-century houses. Christchurch mansion (1548, now in part an art gallery), the public school (14th cent.), and Sparrowe's House (1567) are noteworthy. Wolsey's Gate is the only remnant of the college founded in the early 16th cent. by Cardinal Thomas WolseyWolsey, Thomas
, 1473?–1530, English statesman and prelate, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Early Career

Educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, Wolsey served for a while as master of the Magdalen College school. He was ordained a priest in 1498.
..... Click the link for more information.
, who was born in Ipswich.

Ipswich,

town (1990 pop. 11,873), Essex co., NE Mass., on the Ipswich River and Ipswich Bay; inc. 1634. Ipswich clams are found there. Tourism and the production of electronic and wood products are important. Crane's Beach, one of the country's most beautiful beaches, is in Ipswich. Of interest are the many well-preserved colonial and historic buildings; Choate Bridge, the first stone bridge in the United States (1764); and the John Whipple House (c.1640), with the Ipswich Historical Society collection. An air force radar experimental station is also there.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/

Ipswich

a town in E England, administrative centre of Suffolk, a port at the head of the Orwell estuary: financial services, telecommunications. Pop.: 138 718 (2001)
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
With worldwide headquarters in Ipswich, England; Celestion design, develop and manufacture premium guitar and bass loudspeakers, and high-quality professional audio drivers for sound reinforcement.
One of the new attractions at Les Voiles d'Antibes 2009 was the presence of Nazgul of Fordell, a 23.60-meter Spirit of Tradition yacht built in 2008 by the Spirit Yachts shipyard of Ipswich, England, to a design by Sean McMillan.
But the Canadian campaign didn't start until the following January, so future Ipswich, England and Newcastle boss Robson promptly loaned him to Bradford Park Avenue.
Sir Bobby Robson ( Ipswich, England and Newcastle United manager who grew up in County Durham.
Jacobsen will keep and "heighten its focus" on its golf and professional turf-related markets with equipment manufactured in Charlotte, N.C., and Ipswich, England.
Paul Garfield of the Child, Adolescent, and Family Consultation Service, Ipswich, England, and his colleagues.
Paul Garfield of the Child, Adolescent, and Family Consultation Service in Ipswich, England, and his colleagues.
Ipswich, England, Portuguese clubs and Barcelona are all in Robson's CV in a cosmopolitan managerial career perhaps no English manager will ever match.
First, personnel from the 838th's subordinate units, the 950th Transportation Company in Bremerhaven, Germany, and the 951st Transportation Company, in Ipswich, England, deployed personnel to Antwerp, Rotterdam and Mannheim to assist with the deployment.
But Robson's record with Ipswich, England and a host of top continental clubs did finally confirm that he could spot an emerging talent.
Pearson, who maps information technology for BT Laboratories in Ipswich, England. "Overall, they will catch up with human intelligence before 2020, though there will still be a few things that only people can do," he told the World Future Society, Bethesda, Md.
Wherever he's been, at Ipswich, England, PSV Eindhoven, Barcelona or in Portugal he's always retained that enthusiasm to go along with his experience.