Definitions

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

  • A river rising in the Cairngorm Mountains of eastern Scotland and flowing about 145 km (90 mi) eastward to the North Sea through an artificial channel at Aberdeen. It is known for its scenic beauty and salmon fisheries.
  • A river of northern Wales and western England flowing about 110 km (70 mi) partially along the Welsh-English border to the Irish Sea.

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  • proper noun A river in Scotland that flows about 145 km (90 mi) from the Cairngorm Mountains to the North Sea at Aberdeen.
  • proper noun A river in Wales and England that flows about 113 km (70 mi) from Snowdonia to the Irish Sea near Liverpool.
  • proper noun A female given name, short for names beginning with a "D".

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Examples

  • Beyond that, the word Dee used—awakened—fits too perfectly with what I have only just begun to notice.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • Beyond that, the word Dee used—awakened—fits too perfectly with what I have only just begun to notice.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • The name Dee had caused Sloane to envision a matronly aunt with an apron, not the woman in blue jeans with a figure an aerobics instructor would envy.

    Bodily Harm

  • Elmira heard the word, and knew what it meant, but she didn't care what anybody called Dee — the fact that he was nearby was all that mattered.

    Lonesome Dove

  • Elmira heard the word, and knew what it meant, but she didn't care what anybody called Dee -- the fact that he was nearby was all that mattered.

    Lonesome Dove

  • This award, named after the late Ossie Davis and his wife, Ruby Dee, is given annually to a couple who embody the powerful beliefs of this unique pair: a rarified command of their craft, a deep commitment to their community, and an unshakeable connection to each other and their family.

    The Apollo Theater’s Spring 2010 Gala «

  • Off-guard Ravern Johnson will have to emerge as a takeover guy, but State does have the benefit of an experienced point guard in Dee Bost.

    Mississippi State - Team Notes

  • Meanwhile, an ailing Dee is desperate to get better in time for an upcoming Josh Groban concert ( "I'm a Grobanite").

    Tonight's TV Hot List: Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010

  • I agree that Dee is just dead and that Six is copied from Ellen but still Ellen is an aging cylon and Six is not although at the intro of the episode this should be confirmed.

    A BSG Prediction

  • This award, named after the late Ossie Davis and his wife, Ruby Dee, is given annually to a couple who embody a rarified command of their craft, a deep commitment to their community, and an unshakeable connection to each other and their family, according to the Apollo.

    Apollo Theater Benefit and Awards «

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