Definition of Avon in English:


Syllabification: A·von
Pronunciation: /ˈāvən, ˈāˌvän
  • 1A river in central England that rises near the border between the counties of Leicestershire and Northamptonshire and flows 96 miles (154 km) southwest through Stratford to the Severn River.
  • 2A river in southwestern England that rises near the Gloucestershire-Wiltshire border and flows 75 miles (121 km) through Bath and Bristol to the Severn River.
  • 3A county in southwestern England; county town, Bristol.

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