tilbury

noun
til·​bury | \ ˈtil-ˌber-ē How to pronounce tilbury (audio) , -b(ə-)rē \
plural tilburies

Definition of tilbury

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a light 2-wheeled carriage

Tilbury

geographical name
Til·​bury | \ ˈtil-b(ə-)rē How to pronounce Tilbury (audio) , US also -ˌber-ē \

Definition of Tilbury (Entry 2 of 2)

town and port east of London on the Thames River in Essex, southeastern England population 12,500

First Known Use of tilbury

Noun

1814, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tilbury

Noun

Tilbury, 19th century English coach builder

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“Tilbury.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tilbury. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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