Exeter

Exeter

[ek-si-ter]
noun
1.
a city in Devonshire, in SW England: cathedral.
2.
a town in SE New Hampshire.
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Exeter (ˈɛksɪtə)
 
n
a city in SW England, administrative centre of Devon; university (1955). Pop: 106 772 (2001)

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Exeter
O.E. Exanceaster, Escanceaster, from L. Isca (c.150), from Celt. river name Exe "the water" + O.E. ceaster "Roman town."
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