derry

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdɛrɪ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'Derry', 'derry': (derē)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
der•ry  (derē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -ries. 
    a meaningless refrain or chorus in old songs. Also called  der•ry-down  (derē),USA pronunciation 
    • of obscure origin, originally 1545–55

Der•ry  (derē),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Place NamesLondonderry (defs. 1, 2).
  2. Place Namesa town in SE New Hampshire. 18,875.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Derry /ˈdɛrɪ/ n
  1. a district in NW Northern Ireland, in Co Londonderry. Pop: 106 456 (2003 est). Area: 387 sq km (149 sq miles)
  2. another name for Londonderry
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