Lichfield



[lich-feeld] /ˈlɪtʃˌfild/

noun
1.
a town in SE Staffordshire, in central England, N of Birmingham: birthplace of Samuel Johnson.
/ˈlɪtʃˌfiːld/
noun
1.
a city in central England, in SE Staffordshire: cathedral with three spires (13th-14th century); birthplace of Samuel Johnson, during whose lifetime the Lichfield Group (a literary circle) flourished. Pop: 28 435 (2001)

Licitfelda (c.710) “Open Land near Letocetum” (Celtic place name meaning “gray wood”) + Old English feld.

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