surrey

[ sur-ee, suhr-ee ]
/ ˈsɜr i, ˈsʌr i /

noun, plural sur·reys.

a light, four-wheeled, two-seated carriage, with or without a top, for four persons.

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Origin of surrey

1890–95; after Surrey, England

Definition for surrey (2 of 2)

Surrey
[ sur-ee, suhr-ee ]
/ ˈsɜr i, ˈsʌr i /

noun

Earl ofHenry Howard,1517?–47, English poet.
a county in SE England, bordering S London. 648 sq. mi. (1680 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for surrey (1 of 3)

surrey
/ (ˈsʌrɪ) /

noun

a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage having two or four seats

Word Origin for surrey

C19: shortened from Surrey cart, after Surrey, where it was originally made

British Dictionary definitions for surrey (2 of 3)

Surrey1
/ (ˈsʌrɪ) /

noun

a county of SE England, on the River Thames: urban in the northeast; crossed from east to west by the North Downs and drained by tributaries of the Thames. Administrative centre: Kingston upon Thames. Pop: 1 064 600 (2003 est). Area: 1679 sq km (648 sq miles)

British Dictionary definitions for surrey (3 of 3)

Surrey2
/ (ˈsʌrɪ) /

noun

Earl of, title of Henry Howard. ?1517–47, English courtier and poet; one of the first in England to write sonnets. He was beheaded for high treason
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