devon

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noun, often capitalized dev·on \ˈde-vən\

Definition of devon

  1. :  any of an English breed of vigorous red cattle used for meat and milk

Origin and Etymology of devon

Devon, England


First Known Use: 1834


Devon

abbreviation dev·on

Definition of Devon


Devon

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geographical name Dev·on \ˈde-vən\

Definition of Devon

  1. county of southwestern England bordering the English Channel; capital Exeter area 2686 square miles (6957 square kilometers), population 746,399

  1. —see also devonian

Variants of devon

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Devonshire

\ˈde-vən-ˌshir, -shər\play

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