[ dur-wuhnt ]
/ ˈdɜr wənt /
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a river flowing N and W into Solway Firth, in N England. About 33 miles (53 km) long.
a river flowing S and SE past Derby to the Trent, in central England. About 60 miles (95 km) long.
a river flowing into the Ouse, in Yorkshire in NE England. About 57 miles (91 km) long.
a river flowing NE to the Tyne, in N England. About 30 miles (48 km) long.
a river in S Australia, in S Tasmania, flowing SE to the Tasman Sea. 107 miles (170 km) long.
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Words nearby Derwent
derro, derry, dertrum, derv, dervish, Derwent, Derwentwater, Derzhavin, des, desacralize, Desai
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How to use Derwent in a sentence
But he had called on Miss Derwent, and she had verified Thinkright's description.
You couldn't ask in His name to eclipse Edna Derwent, could you?
He's straining at the leash now to get to Boston to call on Miss Derwent.
I was surprised to learn that you and Miss Derwent are friends.
"I'll take as many as you'll give me," responded Miss Derwent.
British Dictionary definitions for Derwent
/ (ˈdɜːwənt) /
a river in S Australia, in S Tasmania, flowing southeast to the Tasman Sea. Length: 172 km (107 miles)
a river in N central England, in N Derbyshire, flowing southeast to the River Trent. Length: 96 km (60 miles)
a river in N England, in Yorkshire, rising on the North York Moors and flowing south to the River Ouse. Length: 92 km (57 miles)
a river in NW England, in Cumbria, rising on the Borrowdale Fells and flowing north and west to the Irish Sea. Length: 54 km (34 miles)
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