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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A river of south-central England flowing 154 km (96 mi) to the Severn. It is known for its associations with Shakespeare.

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

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

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