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Romney1

[rom-nee, ruhm-] /ˈrɒm ni, ˈrʌm-/
noun
1.
one of an English breed of hardy sheep, having coarse, long wool.
Also called Romney Marsh.
Origin of Romney1
named after a district in southwestern England

Romney2

[rom-nee, ruhm-] /ˈrɒm ni, ˈrʌm-/
noun
1.
George, 1734–1802, English painter.
2.
George, 1907–1995, U.S. businessman and politician: governor of Michigan 1963–69.
3.
former name of New Romney.
4.
a male given name.
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  • In the room in which they dined there was a picture of the captain, painted by Romney.

  • When you get to that church you're just three miles from Romney.

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  • They've left their stores in Romney, but they've gone, every devil of them!

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  • The enemy had been gone from Bath; the enemy had been inaccessible at Hancock; now the enemy was not at Romney.

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  • Doubtless everything can be explained, and your delay in reaching Romney will be slight.

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British Dictionary definitions for Romney

Romney

/ˈrɒmnɪ; ˈrʌm-/
noun
1.
George. 1734–1802, English painter, who painted more than 50 portraits of Lady Hamilton in various historical roles
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