surrey

noun
sur·​rey | \ ˈsər-ē How to pronounce surrey (audio) , ˈsə-rē \
plural surreys

Definition of surrey

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: a four-wheel two-seated horse-drawn pleasure carriage

Surrey

biographical name

Definition of Surrey (Entry 2 of 3)

Earl of — see Henry howard

Surrey

geographical name
Sur·​rey | \ ˈsər-ē How to pronounce Surrey (audio) , ˈsə-rē \

Definition of Surrey (Entry 3 of 3)

1 county of southeastern England south of London; capital Kingston upon Thames area 662 square miles (1714 square kilometers), population 1,132,000
2 city southeast of Vancouver in southern British Columbia, Canada population 468,251

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Noun

In the meaning defined above

Examples of surrey in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The actual surrey with the fringe on top shown in the movie is on display at Jerome State Historic Park. Roger Naylor, azcentral, "10 surprising things about Arizona that you probably don't know," 12 Dec. 2019 Bici Pincio rentals, just inside the park entrance, offered the ideal solution for a family of five: the surrey-style Risciò Max ($22 first hour, other bikes from $4.50). Shelly Rivoli, latimes.com, "Even with three kids in tow, there's no place like Rome," 11 July 2019 Old-time Pearlanders wrote of Zychlinski, rumored to be a Polish nobleman, traveling the dirt streets of Pearland in a fancy surrey pulled by a pair of shiny black, high stepping horses. Jaimy Jones, Houston Chronicle, "Test your knowledge of Pearland area history," 19 June 2018 Bike rentals: cruisers, tandems, choppers, quad sports, deuce coupes, four-wheel surrey bikes. The Courier-Journal, "50+ fun things for week of July 27-Aug. 2," 26 July 2017 Bike rentals: cruisers, tandems, choppers, quad sports, deuce coupes, four-wheel surrey bikes. The Courier-Journal, "45+ fun things to do in Louisville July 20-26," 19 July 2017 Bike rentals: cruisers, tandems, choppers, quad sports, deuce coupes, four-wheel surrey bikes. The Courier-Journal, "45+ fun things to do in Louisville July 20-26," 19 July 2017 Bike rentals: cruisers, tandems, choppers, quad sports, deuce coupes, four-wheel surrey bikes. The Courier-Journal, "45+ fun things to do in Louisville July 20-26," 19 July 2017 Bike rentals: cruisers, tandems, choppers, quad sports, deuce coupes, four-wheel surrey bikes. The Courier-Journal, "45+ fun things to do in Louisville July 20-26," 19 July 2017

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First Known Use of surrey

Noun

circa 1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for surrey

Noun

Surrey, England

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The first known use of surrey was circa 1891

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“Surrey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surrey. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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surrey

noun
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English Language Learners Definition of surrey

US : a light, old-fashioned carriage that has two wide seats and four wheels and that is pulled by a horse

surrey

noun
sur·​rey | \ ˈsər-ē How to pronounce surrey (audio) \
plural surreys

Kids Definition of surrey

: a pleasure carriage that has two wide seats and four wheels and is drawn by horses

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