Wye


Wye

Wye can refer to:

Place names:

*Wye, Kent, a village in Kent, England
*Wye, Montana, a town in Missoula County, Montana, USA
*Wye River, Victoria, a tourist village on the west coast of Victoria, Australia
*Wye, South Australia, a town in South Australia, Australia

Rivers:

River Wye or Wye River could refer to:
* River Wye, the major river, mostly in Wales and partly in England, rising on Plynlimon to the River Severn
**Wye Valley, the scenic area around the lower part of the river
**Wye Valley Walk, a footpath or hiking trail in Wales and England
**Wye Valley Brewery, in Herefordshire, England
**Hay-on-Wye, a village in Wales
**Ross-on-Wye, a small town in England
* River Wye, Derbyshire, a river flowing from Axe Edge Moor, Buxton to the River Derwent
* River Wye, Buckinghamshire, a river flowing from the Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire to Bourne End where it meets the River Thames
* Wye River, New Zealand, a minor river in the South Island of New Zealand
* Wye River (Maryland), in Maryland, USA

Other:
* The letter Y
* Wye (railroad), a term used in North American railroading equivalent to an English railway Triangle
* Wye River Memorandum, a series of accords between Israel and the Palestinian Authority agreed at Wye River (Maryland)
** Also Wye River Agreements section in the History of Israel page, on the same subject
*A “wye” connection (from “Y”) in electrical engineering, a type of three-phase power connection
*Wye appliance, an appliance used to divide a single incoming hose line into two or more outgoing hose lines


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  • Wye — ist: ein Fluss in Wales, siehe Wye (Fluss) ein Fluss in Derbyshire, England, siehe River Wye (Derbyshire) ein Ort in der Grafschaft Kent, siehe Wye (Kent) Wye ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Trevor Wye (* 1935), englischer Flötist und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wye — Wye, MT U.S. Census Designated Place in Montana Population (2000): 381 Housing Units (2000): 126 Land area (2000): 3.126905 sq. miles (8.098646 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.126905 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wye, MT — U.S. Census Designated Place in Montana Population (2000): 381 Housing Units (2000): 126 Land area (2000): 3.126905 sq. miles (8.098646 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.126905 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wye — Wye, n.; pl. {Wyes}. [1913 Webster] 1. The letter Y. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of crotch. See {Y}, n. (a) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wye — (spr. Uei), Fluß in England, entspringt in der Grafschaft Brecknock (Wales), nimmt die Flüsse Mynwye, Ithon u. andere auf, macht einen schönen Wasserfall (Rhajadigwy) u. fällt bei Chepstown in die Saverne. Am W. schlug Eduard I. 1282 den walliser …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Wye — (spr. ŭai), rechter Nebenfluß des Severn im engl. Fürstentum Wales, entspringt am Plinlimmon, fließt an Hay, Hereford, Roß und Monmouth vorbei und mündet nach einem Laufe von 200 km südlich von Chepstow. Bis Monmouth ist er schiffbar. Sein… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Wye — (spr. wei), r. Nebenfluß des Severn, entspringt in Wales, am Plynlimmon, wird von Monmouth an schiffbar, durchfließt das schöne Wyetal, mündet nach 207 km unterhalb Chepstow …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Wye —   [waɪ] der, Fluss in Wales und England, rd. 210 km lang, entspringt am Plynlimon in den Cambrian Mountains, mündet bei Chepstow in das Ästuar des Severn.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wye — [wī] river in SE Wales & W England, flowing southeast into the Severn estuary: c. 130 mi (209 km) …   English World dictionary

  • wye — [wī] n. pl. wyes 1. the letter Y 2. something shaped like Y …   English World dictionary


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