Example sentences for: devon

How can you use “devon” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The story she has to tell is sadly simple: Her brother Devon Drew died of AIDS in 1996, at the age of 33.

  • Between 1952 and 1960 Arthur Rivers, then in his twenties and Londoner by birth, was in charge of the boating-lake at Goodrington, a district of Paignton in Devon, now part of Torbay.

  • The naming of perfumes is a sensitive business: one assumes that Equipage is supposed to invite associations with foxhunting in Devon (or Virginia), not with the odor of sweaty saddles and bridles or bits redolent with horse's saliva.

  • -- Collins Devon Cockrell Little Rock, Ark.

  • So familiar is the phenomenon that it was capitalized on in the late 1980s by the small community of Dartmouth in Devon to raise money for the town's swimming pool.


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