Canterbury

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English

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Canterbury in New Zealand

Etymology

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From Middle English Caunterbury, Canterburi, from Old English Cantwara burg.

Pronunciation

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkæntəbəɹi/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkæntəbəɹɪ/, /ˈkæntəbɹɪ/
  • (New Zealand) IPA(key): /ˈkɛntɘbɘɹi/, /ˈkɛntɘbɹi/
  • Audio (UK):(file)

Proper noun

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Canterbury

  1. A cathedral city in Kent, England.
  2. A local government district of Kent, England, the City of Canterbury, formed in 1974, with its headquarters in the city itself.
  3. The episcopal see of Canterbury or the occupant thereof.
  4. (metonymically) The Anglican Communion.
  5. A suburb of Sydney, in the City of Canterbury-Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia.
  6. A small settlement in the Shire of Barcoo, Queensland, Australia.
  7. A suburb of Melbourne, in the City of Boroondara, Victoria, Australia.
  8. A village and parish of York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  9. A suburb of Montego Bay, Jamaica.
  10. A region in the South Island, New Zealand.
  11. A town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States.
  12. An unincorporated community in Kent County, Delaware, United States.
  13. A town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States.
  14. An unincorporated community in Mingo County, West Virginia, United States.

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French

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French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Etymology

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Borrowed from English Canterbury, from Middle English Caunterbury, Canterburi, from Old English Cantwaraburh.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kɑ̃.tɛʁ.bœ.ʁi/

Proper noun

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Canterbury m

  1. Canterbury (a cathedral city in Kent, England)
    Synonym: Cantorbéry
  2. Canterbury (a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Italian

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Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English Canterbury, from Middle English Caunterbury, Canterburi, from Old English Cantwaraburh.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kanˈtɛr.bu.ri/, (high-style, less-preferred) /ˈkan.ter.bu.ri/
  • Rhymes: -ɛrburi, (high-style, less-preferred) -anterburi
  • Hyphenation: Can‧tèr‧bu‧ry, (high-style, less-preferred) Càn‧ter‧bu‧ry

Proper noun

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Canterbury f

  1. Canterbury (a cathedral city in Kent, England)
  2. Canterbury (a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Middle English

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Proper noun

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Canterbury

  1. Alternative form of Caunterbury

Spanish

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Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English Canterbury, from Middle English Caunterbury, Canterburi, from Old English Cantwaraburh.

Proper noun

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Canterbury ?

  1. Canterbury (a cathedral city in Kent, England)
    Synonym: (now rare) Cantórbery
  2. Canterbury (a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)