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Devon 1

Pronunciation: /ˈdɛv(ə)n/
(also Devonshire /ˈdɛv(ə)nˌʃɪə/)
A county of SW England; county town, Exeter.

Origin

From medieval Latin Devonia 'Devonshire'.

Words that rhyme with Devon

Bevan, eleven, Evan, heaven, leaven, Pleven, seven, Severn

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There are 2 main definitions of Devon in English:

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Devon 2

Pronunciation: /ˈdɛv(ə)n/

noun

An animal of a breed of red beef cattle.
Example sentences
  • The Devon has proven to be an adaptable, economical breed that is valued for the hybrid vigor it imparts when crossed with other beef breeds.
  • The Devon is a handsome animal with clear-cut lines and a blocky but symmetrical body.

Origin

Mid 19th century: named after the county of Devon (see Devon1).

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