See also: devon

EnglishEdit

 
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Usage notesEdit

The former pronunciation should be used for all except the river; the latter pronunciation should be used for the river only.

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Devon

  1. A county of England bordered by Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset, the Bristol Channel and the English Channel.
  2. Any of a number of places in US and Canada.
    1. A town in Alberta, Canada.
    2. A small rural community in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
    3. A former town in New Brunswick, Canada, amalgamated in 1945 into the city of Fredericton.
    4. A village and neighborhood of Milford, Connecticut, United States.
    5. An unincorporated community in New Castle County, Delaware, United States.
    6. An unincorporated community in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States.
    7. A census-designated place in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.
    8. An unincorporated community in Mingo County, West Virginia, United States.
  3. A river in Nottinghamshire, England, tributary to the Trent.
  4. An English earldom.
  5. A male given name transferred from the place name, or a variant of Devin.
    • 2013 Diane Chamberlain, Necessary Lies, Pan Books →ISBN, page 59:
      "Is that his real name?" I asked, touching the corner of the picture. "Devil?"
      "I named him Devon James Jordan, but my oldest―my girl Sheena―she had trouble saying Devon and it came out Devil, and that stuck [] "
  6. A female given name transferred from the place name, of modern American usage.

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Devon (plural Devons)

  1. One of a breed of hardy cattle originating in Devon, England.

GermanEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /deˈvoːn/
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Proper nounEdit

Devon n (genitive Devons)

  1. Devon:
    1. A county of England
    2. A town in Alberta, Canada
    3. A small rural community in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    4. A former town in New Brunswick, Canada, now a part of Fredericton
    5. A village and neighborhood of Milford, Connecticut, United States
    6. An unincorporated community in New Castle County, Delaware, United States
    7. An unincorporated community in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States
    8. A census-designated place in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
    9. An unincorporated community in Mingo County, West Virginia, United States
  2. the Devonian

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Devon.

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Devon m

  1. Devon (a county of England)