: the letter d
: something shaped like the letter D

Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of dee was in the 13th century

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Cite this Entry

“Dee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dee. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

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

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