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Meaning of Coventry

Cov•en•try

Pronunciation: (kuv'un-trē, kov'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in West Midlands, in central England: heavily bombed 1940; cathedral. 337,000.
  2. a town in central Rhode Island. 27,065.
  3. to refuse to associate with; openly and pointedly ignore: His friends sent him to Coventry after he was court-martialed.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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