a river in Great Britain, flowing from central Wales through W England into the Bristol Channel. 210 miles (338 km) long.
a city in central Maryland.
- trans-Severn, adjective
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How to use Severn in a sentence
Meanwhile, a more isolated but vigorous storm is pushing through the zone from Bowie to Severn and headed for Annapolis over the next 30 to 45 minutes.Heavy storms, some damaging, exit D.C. area. More rain likely tonight. | Jeffrey Halverson, Jason Samenow | July 1, 2021 | Washington Post
At no time during the shoot was Viscount Severn directly in front of the Earl of Wessex.Prince Charles Photographed Shooting, Charges of Animal Cruelty and Royal Hypocrisy Reignited | Tom Sykes | December 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
"You teach us how to behave in the world," Severn told her audience.
Severn Cullis-Suzuki concluded her speech with a maxim that rejected the empty promises of the world's adults.
Recall a speech made 20 years ago at the World Economic Summit in Rio by a 12-year-old girl, Severn Cullis-Suzuki.
There are a dozen other "adult schools" in the town which have sprung from Severn Street.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Fine-grained quartzose sandstone, of a purplish hue, resembling a rock on the banks of the Severn, near Bridgenorth.
The river Severn separates the upper town on the right bank from the lower on the left.
In Shrewsbury did the provincial beaux and belles promenade by the side of the Severn and in the abbey gardens.The Influence and Development of English Gilds | Francis Aiden Hibbert
And therefore, throughout the narrative, we shall always consider ourselves in Wales, till we cross the Severn again.
British Dictionary definitions for Severn
a river in E Wales and W England, rising in Powys and flowing northeast and east into England, then south to the Bristol Channel. Length: about 354 km (220 miles)
a river in SE central Canada, in Ontario, flowing northeast to Hudson Bay. Length: about 676 km (420 miles)
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