Avon

biographical name

Definition of Avon

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Earl of — see Anthony eden

Avon

geographical name
\ ˈā-vən How to pronounce Avon (audio) , ˈa- How to pronounce Avon (audio) , US also ˈā-ˌvän How to pronounce Avon (audio) \

Definition of Avon (Entry 2 of 2)

1 river 96 miles (154 kilometers) long in central England rising in Northamptonshire and flowing west-southwest past Stratford-upon-Avon into the Severn River at Tewkesbury
2 river 65 miles (105 kilometers) in southern England rising in Wiltshire and flowing south into the English Channel
3 river 75 miles (121 kilometers) in southwestern England rising in Gloucestershire and flowing south and west through Bristol into Bristol Channel at Avonmouth
4 \ ˈa-​vən How to pronounce ˈa-vən (audio) \ — see swan

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