Coventry

noun
Cov·​en·​try | \ ˈkə-vən-trē How to pronounce Coventry (audio) also ˈkä- \

Definition of Coventry

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a state of ostracism or exclusion sent to Coventry

Coventry

geographical name
Cov·​en·​try

Definition of Coventry (Entry 2 of 2)

1 \ ˈkä-​vən-​trē How to pronounce Coventry (audio) , ˈkə-​ \ city east-southeast of Birmingham in West Midlands, central England population 326,000
2 \ ˈkə-​vən-​trē How to pronounce Coventry (audio) \ town southwest of Providence in western Rhode Island population 35,014

First Known Use of Coventry

Noun

1765, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Coventry

Noun

Coventry, England

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The first known use of Coventry was in 1765

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“Coventry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Coventry. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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