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kerry

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noun,, often capitalized ker·ry \ˈker-ē, ˈke-rē\

Definition of kerry

plural kerries

  1. :  any of an Irish breed of small hardy black dairy cattle



Origin of kerry

County Kerry, Ireland


First Known Use: 1829


Kerry

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biographical name Ker·ry \ˈker-ē\

Definition of Kerry

  1. John (Forbes) 1943–     Am. polit.; United States secy. of state (2013–  )




Kerry

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geographical name Ker·ry \ˈker-ē\

Definition of Kerry

  1. county SW Ireland in Munster ∗ Tralee area 1815 square miles (4719 square kilometers), pop 132,527




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