a deer, Cervus elaphus, of Europe and Asia, having a reddish-brown summer coat.
the white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, in its summer coat.
Other definitions for Red Deer (2 of 2)
a city in S central Alberta, in W Canada.
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How to use red deer in a sentence
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The soft breezes blew gently over the rich green plain whereon the red deer grazed peacefully and turned not at his approach.The Inhumanity of Socialism | Edward F. Adams
The boatman did not know this fable, but he did know of a red deer that came and spoke to a gentleman.Angling Sketches | Andrew Lang
Thus, for a dozen reasons, trout are nigh as rare as red deer.Angling Sketches | Andrew Lang
It has now been found necessary to start a second pack in Devon, in order to keep down the herds of red deer.The Sportswoman's Library, v. 2 | Various
Beyond the park, and extending far into the horizon, was Princedown forest, the dominion of the red deer.Endymion | Benjamin Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for red deer (1 of 2)
a large deer, Cervus elaphus, formerly widely distributed in the woodlands of Europe and Asia. The coat is reddish brown in summer and the short tail is surrounded by a patch of light-coloured hair
British Dictionary definitions for Red Deer (2 of 2)
a town in S Alberta on the Red Deer River: trade centre for mixed farming, dairying region, and natural gas processing. Pop: 67 707 (2001)
a river in W Canada, in SW Alberta, flowing southeast into the South Saskatchewan River. Length: about 620 km (385 miles)
a river in W Canada, flowing east through Red Deer Lake into Lake Winnipegosis. Length: about 225 km (140 miles)
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