Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: avon
IPA transcription: ['eɪvɑn]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Avon
    Meaning: a county in southwestern England
  • Synonyms: Avon, River_Avon, Upper_Avon, Upper_Avon_River
    Meaning: a river in central England that flows through Stratford-on-Avon and empties into the Severn
  • Synonyms: Avon, River_Avon
    Meaning: a river in southwestern England rising in Gloucestershire and flowing through Bristol to empty into the estuary of the Severn
Usage examples
  • The winding Avon, full to its banks, strays lazily through rich fields and across green meadows, past the bright red-brick pile of Charlcote Mansion.
  • Nothing showed that Nelson's line-of-battle ships, frigates, or sloops were, as a rule, better fought than the Macedonian and Java, the Avon and Reindeer.