Trent [trent] Examples noun

  1. Italian Trento. Ancient Tridentum. a city in N Italy, on the Adige River.
  2. Council of, the ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church that met at Trent intermittently from 1545 to 1563, and defined church doctrine and condemned the Reformation.
  3. a river in central England, flowing NE from Staffordshire to the Humber. 170 miles (275 km) long.

Examples from the Web for trent Contemporary Examples of trent

  • But Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) argued that creating a law with such a distinction may be hard.

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    Miranda Green

    May 18, 2013

  • I sent letters to State Representative Roger Wicker, Senator Trent Lott and Thad Cochran.

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    April 18, 2013

  • Trent lived in the apartment building and was the dog’s owner.

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    David Frum

    February 5, 2013

  • Trent had summoned Jefferson after arguing with Ahmad Phillips.

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    David Frum

    February 5, 2013

  • “There will be a thorough investigation into this instance,” deputy White House spokesman Trent Duffy told The New York Times.

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  • Historical Examples of trent

  • The reader will please to remember that Rubygill Abbey was north of Trent.

    Maid Marian

    Thomas Love Peacock

  • Nowadays the situation is certainly not worse than it was at the time of the Council of Trent.

    The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete

    Emile Zola

  • Mrs. Trent was kindly, careless, and quite generous as regards money.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • Mrs. Trent, quite naturally, refused to have anything further to do with Meg.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • Mrs. Trent sat on where she was and smiled at Miles, slowly shaking her head.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • British Dictionary definitions for trent Trent noun

    1. a river in central England, rising in Staffordshire and flowing generally northeast into the Humber: the chief river of the Midlands. Length: 270 km (170 miles)
    2. Also: Trient the German name for Trento

    Word Origin and History for trent Trent

    river in England, from Celtic, perhaps “great wanderer,” in reference to its flooding. The city in Italy (Italian Trento) is Roman Tridentum, in reference to the triple-peaked mountain nearby. The great ecumenical council there was from 1543-63.

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