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Coventry

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noun Cov·en·try \ˈkə-vən-trē also ˈkä-\

Definition of Coventry

  1. :  a state of ostracism or exclusion <sent to Coventry>



Origin of coventry

Coventry, England


First Known Use: 1765


Coventry

geographical name Cov·en·try

Definition of Coventry

  1. 1 play \ˈkə-vən-trē\ town W Rhode Island pop 35,014

  2. 2 \ˈkä-, ˈkə-\ city cen England in W. Midlands pop 292,500




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