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hurst

Syllabification: hurst
Pronunciation: /hərst
 
/

Definition of hurst in English:

noun

1.1A sandbank in the sea or a river.
1.2 [usually in place names] A wood or wooded rise.

Origin

Old English hyrst, of Germanic origin; related to German Horst.

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