Associations to the word «Coventry»

Wiktionary

COVENTRY, noun. Banishment.
COVENTRY, proper noun. An industrial city in central England.
COVENTRY BLUE, noun. Blue thread of a superior dye, made at Coventry, England, and used for embroidery.

Dictionary definition

COVENTRY, noun. The state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent); "the association should get rid of its elderly members--not by euthanasia, of course, but by Coventry".
COVENTRY, noun. An industrial city in central England; devastated by air raids during World War II; remembered as the home of Lady Godiva in the 11th century.

Wise words

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