Romney

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a name of a village in Kent (see Old Romney), a compound of an unknown first element rumen and Old English ēa (river).

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Proper noun[edit]

Romney

  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in West Virginia, USA, named after Romney in Kent; it is the county seat of Hampshire County.

Noun[edit]

Romney (plural Romneys)

  1. One of a particular English breed of small sheep with long wool and horns.

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References[edit]

  • Hanks, Patrick (2003), “Romney”, in Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press