Devon meaning

dĕvən
A region of southwest England east of Cornwall. Occupied in Paleolithic times, it became part of Wessex in the eighth century.
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Any of a breed of reddish cattle raised primarily for beef.
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Any of a breed of medium-sized, red beef cattle, originally raised in the area of Devon, England.
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(place) Island of the Arctic Archipelago, north of Baffin region of Nunavut, Canada: 20,861 sq mi (54,030 sq km)
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(place) County in SW England, extending from the Bristol Channel to the English Channel: 2,588 sq mi (6,703 sq km)
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(Australia, Eastern Australia) A type of processed meat sausage.
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A county of England bordered by Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset, the Bristol Channel and the English Channel.
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Any of a number of places in US and Canada.
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A male given name derived from the place name, or a variant of Devin.
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A female given name of modern American usage, derived from the place name.
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One of a breed of hardy cattle originating in Devon, England.
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Origin of devon

  • After Devon where the breed was originally developed

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition