from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river of south-central England flowing 154.5 km (96 mi) to the Severn. It is known for its associations with Shakespeare.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Any of several rivers in Britain.
  • proper n. A former modern county of England (from 1974 to 1996) created from Bristol, southern Gloucestershire and northern Somerset.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a river in central England that flows through Stratford-on-Avon and empties into the Severn
  • n. a county in southwestern England
  • n. a river in southwestern England rising in Gloucestershire and flowing through Bristol to empty into the estuary of the Severn


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