Guernsey

noun
Guern·​sey | \ ˈgərn-zē How to pronounce Guernsey (audio) \
plural Guernseys

Definition of Guernsey

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Guernsey

geographical name
Guern·​sey | \ ˈgərn-zē How to pronounce Guernsey (audio) \

Definition of Guernsey (Entry 2 of 2)

island, one of the Channel Islands in the English Channel; capital Saint Peter Port area 24 square miles (62 square kilometers), population 55,421

Note: The guernsey breed of cattle developed here.

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Guernsey

In the meaning defined above

First Known Use of Guernsey

Noun

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Guernsey

Noun

Guernsey, Channel Islands

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“Guernsey.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Guernsey?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=gg&file=ggguer01. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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