dee

noun
\ ˈdē How to pronounce dee (audio) \

Definition of dee

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : the letter d
2 : something shaped like the letter D

Dee

geographical name
\ ˈdē How to pronounce Dee (audio) \

Definition of Dee (Entry 2 of 2)

1 river 87 miles (140 kilometers) long in northeastern Scotland flowing east into the North Sea
2 river 50 miles (80 kilometers) long in southern Scotland flowing south into Solway Firth
3 river 70 miles (113 kilometers) long in northern Wales and western England flowing east and north into the Irish Sea

First Known Use of dee

Noun

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Dee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dee. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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