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Exeter

[ek-si-ter]
noun
  1. a city in Devonshire, in SW England: cathedral.
  2. a town in SE New Hampshire.
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Exeter

noun
  1. a city in SW England, administrative centre of Devon; university (1955). Pop: 106 772 (2001)
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Word Origin and History for exeter

Exeter

Old English Exanceaster, Escanceaster, from Latin Isca (c.150), from Celtic river name Exe "the water" + Old English ceaster "Roman town" (see Chester).

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