Romney

noun
Rom·​ney | \ ˈräm-nē How to pronounce Romney (audio) , ˈrəm- \

Definition of Romney

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: any of a British breed of hardy long-wooled sheep especially adapted to damp or marshy regions and raised for both mutton and wool

called also Romney Marsh

Romney

biographical name (1)
Rom·​ney | \ ˈräm-nē How to pronounce Romney (audio) , ˈrəm- \

Definition of Romney (Entry 2 of 3)

George 1734–1802 English painter

Romney

biographical name (2)
Rom·​ney | \ ˈräm-nē How to pronounce Romney (audio) \

Definition of Romney (Entry 3 of 3)

(Willard) Mitt 1947–     American businessman and politician

First Known Use of Romney

Noun

1837, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Romney

Noun

Romney Marsh, pasture tract in England

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“Romney.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Romney. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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