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Canterbury 1

Pronunciation: /ˈkan(t)ərˌberē/ /ˈkan(t)ərb(ə)rē/
Pronunciation: /ˈkan(t)ərˌberē/ /ˈkan(t)ərb(ə)rē/
A city in Kent, in southeastern England, the seat of the archbishop of Canterbury; population 41,900 (est. 2009).

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Syllabification: Can·ter·bur·y

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There are 2 main definitions of Canterbury in English:

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canterbury 2

Pronunciation: /ˈkantəb(ə)ri/

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noun (plural canterburies)

A low cabinet for holding music or books.

Origin

Early 19th century: named after Canterbury in Kent (from a belief that the Archbishop of Canterbury ordered such a piece to be made).

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Line breaks: can¦ter|bury

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