Exeter [ek-si-ter] Examples noun

  1. a city in Devonshire, in SW England: cathedral.
  2. a town in SE New Hampshire.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for exeter Contemporary Examples of exeter

  • Vis-a-vis writing, Exeter was the place I got interested in writing.

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  • That evening, Paul spoke to a full house at the Exeter Town Hall.

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  • “It was this mundane, competitive narcissism,” the Exeter classmate says.

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  • At Exeter, for example, Zuckerberg kept finding ways to evade firewalls and sites that were blocked.

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  • Being accepted into Exeter allowed me to escape my violent, crack-ridden neighborhood in Brooklyn.

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  • Historical Examples of exeter

  • Shortly after leaving Exeter, Christian’s station was reached.

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  • They talked the night away, and early in the morning John went to Exeter.

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  • John had no doubt this letter from Exeter referred to the matter.

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  • Coleridge and Southey spent some weeks at Exeter in September 1799.

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  • The Black Assize at Exeter was by no means the only instance of its land.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for exeter Exeter noun

    1. a city in SW England, administrative centre of Devon; university (1955). Pop: 106 772 (2001)

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for exeter Exeter

    Old English Exanceaster, Escanceaster, from Latin Isca (c.150), from Celtic river name Exe “the water” + Old English ceaster “Roman town” (see Chester).

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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