Derbyshire vs Devon - What's the difference?

derbyshire | devon |


As a proper noun derbyshire

is a midland county of england bounded by south yorkshire, west yorkshire, greater manchester, leicestershire, nottinghamshire, staffordshire and cheshire.

As a noun devon is

(australia|eastern australia) a type of processed meat sausage.

derbyshire

English

Proper noun

(wikipedia Derbyshire) (en proper noun)
  • A midland county of England bounded by South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire.
  • devon

    English

    (wikipedia Devon)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A county of England bordered by Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset, the Bristol Channel and the English Channel.
  • Any of a number of places in US and Canada.
  • derived from the place name, or a variant of Devin.
  • of modern American usage, derived from the place name.
  • Synonyms

    * (county) Devonshire

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One of a breed of hardy cattle originating in Devon, England.