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derby

noun der·by \ˈdər-bē, especially British ˈdär-\

: a type of horse race that takes place every year

: a race or contest

: a game between local sports teams

plural derbies

Full Definition of DERBY

1
:  any of several horse races held annually and usually restricted to three-year-olds
2
:  a race or contest open to all comers or to a specified category of contestants <bicycle derby>
3
:  a man's stiff felt hat with dome-shaped crown and narrow brim

Examples of DERBY

  1. a derby between Manchester United and Manchester City

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Origin of DERBY

Edward Stanley †1834, 12th earl of Derby
First Known Use: 1796

Rhymes with DERBY

Derby

geographical name Der·by \ˈdär-bē, chiefly United States ˈdər-\

Definition of DERBY

city N cen England in Derbyshire pop 214,000

Rhymes with DERBY

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