- 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.
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Examples from the Web for severn
"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.
I think you all mean us kindly, and we are thankful for this lift to Severn Corners.
"We are going to Severn Corners—my husband and I," said the woman, smiling.
Then with a flirt of her sail we bade them good-bye and ran for the mouth of the Severn.The Tory Maid
Herbert Baird Stimpson
When we arrived in the Severn, we found the shore and water full of alertness.Between the Lines
Henry Bascom Smith
At the top of the hill, beyond the Severn, there was a road which took off to the left.In Her Own Right
John Reed Scott
- 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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