[ wey-ver-lee ]
/ ˈweɪ vər li /
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a city in New South Wales, SE Australia, near Sydney.
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How to use Waverley in a sentence
The Lay, a rhyming romance; Waverley an historical novel; what, it may be asked, is so very remarkable about their origins?Sir Walter Scott|William Paton Ker
I do not like him, and do not mean to like Waverley if I can help it, but fear I must.Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters|William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh
I don't think Babie and Sydney realise any one being in love nearer our own times than 'Waverley' at the very latest.Magnum Bonum|Charlotte M. Yonge
What book of fiction of the present century can you read twice, with the exception of ‘Waverley’ and ‘Rob Roy?’The Romany Rye|George Borrow
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