Devonshire
biographical name dukes of — see Cavendish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Devonshire — may refer to: An alternative name for Devon, a county in South West England The short form of the Duke of Devonshire actually from Derbyshire Devonshire, Dallas, Texas Devonshire, Boise, Idaho Devonshire Parish, Bermuda Devonshire tea, another… …   Wikipedia

  • Devonshire —   [ devnʃɪə], englischer Adelstitel, geführt in der Familie Cavendish, die 1618 den Titel eines Earl, 1694 den eines Herzogs von Devonshire erhielt. Bekannt v. a.:   Spencer Compton Cavendish [ kævəndɪʃ], 8. Herzog von Devonshire, bis zum Tod… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Devonshire — (spr. déww nschĭr), engl. Grafen und Herzogstitel; 1618 William, Baron Cavendish von Hardwick (gest. 1625) von Jakob I. zum Grafen von D. ernannt. William, 4. Graf von D., der für die Thronbesteigung Wilhelms III. tätig war, ward von diesem 1694… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Devonshire — [dev′ən shir΄, dev′ənshər] DEVON2 (the county) …   English World dictionary

  • Devonshire — This name, with variant forms Devonish, Devenish and Devon, is of English regional origin from Devonshire in South West England. Recorded variously as Defenascir and Defnascir in The Anglo Saxon Chronicle under the dates 851 and 894 respectively …   Surnames reference

  • Devonshire — Devon (comté) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Devon. Devon Administration Statut …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Devonshire — Devon Geografie Status: Zeremonielle und Verwaltungsgrafschaft Region: South West England Fläche …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Devonshire — Sp Dèvonšyras Ap Devonshire L Bermudos apyg.; JAV (N. Džersis) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Devonshire — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Devonshire Country and Admin Code BM.01 BM …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Devonshire — /ˈdɛvənʃɪə/ (say devuhnshear), / ʃə/ (say shuh) noun 1. → Devon1. –adjective 2. of or relating to a light meal comprising tea, coffee, etc., served with scones, jam, and cream: Devonshire latte …   Australian English dictionary

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