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wye

[wahy] /waɪ/
noun, plural wyes.
1.
the letter Y, or something having a similar shape.
2.
Electricity. a three-phase, Y -shaped circuit arrangement.
3.
Railroads. a track arrangement with three switches and three legs for reversing the direction of a train.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; a spelling of the letter name

Wye

[wahy] /waɪ/
noun
1.
a river flowing from central Wales through SW England into the Severn estuary. 130 miles (210 km) long.
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British Dictionary definitions for wyes

Wye

/waɪ/
noun
1.
a river in E Wales and W England, rising in Powys and flowing southeast into Herefordshire, then south to the Severn estuary. Length: 210 km (130 miles)
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