wye

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noun \ˈwī\

Definition of wye

  1. 1 :  a Y-shaped part or object

  2. 2 :  the letter y

First Known Use of wye

1818

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Wye

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geographical name \ˈwī\

Definition of Wye

  1. river 130 miles (209 kilometers) long in eastern Wales and western England flowing into the Severn River

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