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kerry

[ ker-ee ]
/ ˈkɛr i /
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noun, plural ker·ries.
one of an Irish breed of small, black dairy cattle.
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Origin of kerry

1875–80; named after Kerry, home of the breed

Other definitions for kerry (2 of 2)

Kerry
[ ker-ee ]
/ ˈkɛr i /

noun
a county in W Munster province, in the SW Republic of Ireland. 1,815 sq. mi. (4,700 sq. km). County seat: Tralee.
a male given name, form of Kerr.
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British Dictionary definitions for kerry (1 of 2)

Kerry1
/ (ˈkɛrɪ) /

noun
John Forbes . born 1943, US politician; unsuccessful Democratic Party candidate in the presidential election of 2004; secretary of state from 2013

British Dictionary definitions for kerry (2 of 2)

Kerry2
/ (ˈkɛrɪ) /

noun
a county of SW Republic of Ireland, in W Munster province: mostly mountainous (including the highest peaks in Ireland), with a deeply indented coast and many offshore islands. County town: Tralee. Pop: 132 527 (2002). Area: 4701 sq km (1815 sq miles)
a small black breed of dairy cattle, originally from Kerry
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