Guernsey

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noun Guern·sey \ˈgərn-zē\

Definition of Guernsey

plural

Guernseys

  1. :  any of a breed of usually reddish-brown and white dairy cattle that are larger than the Jersey and produce rich yellowish milk

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Origin and Etymology of guernsey

Guernsey, Channel Islands


First Known Use: 1834


Guernsey

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geographical name Guern·sey \ˈgərn-zē\

Definition of Guernsey

  1. island, one of the Channel Islands in the English Channel; capital Saint Peter Port area 24 square miles (62 square kilometers), population 55,421 The guernsey breed of cattle developed here.


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