Romney

noun

Rom·​ney ˈräm-nē How to pronounce Romney (audio)
ˈrəm-
: 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

Word History

Etymology

Romney Marsh, pasture tract in England

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Romney was in 1837

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Cite this Entry

“Romney.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Romney. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Biographical Definition

Romney 1 of 2

biographical name (1)

Rom·​ney ˈräm-nē How to pronounce Romney (audio)
ˈrəm-
George 1734–1802 English painter

Romney

2 of 2

biographical name (2)

Rom·​ney ˈräm-nē How to pronounce Romney (audio)
(Willard) Mitt 1947–     American businessman and politician

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