Definitions for derbyˈdɜr bi; Brit. ˈdɑr-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. bowler hat, bowler, derby hat, derby, plug hat(noun)

    a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. derby(Noun)

    Any of several annual horseraces.

  2. derby(Noun)

    By extension, any organized race.

  3. derby(Noun)

    A bowler hat

  4. derby(Noun)

    A local derby

  5. Derby(ProperNoun)

    A city in the east Midlands of England, once the county town of Derbyshire.

  6. Origin: From Epsom Derby horse race, named after Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Derby(noun)

    a race for three-old horses, run annually at Epsom (near London), for the Derby stakes. It was instituted by the 12th Earl of Derby, in 1780

  2. Derby(noun)

    a stiff felt hat with a dome-shaped crown

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  1. Derby

    Derby is a city and unitary authority in the East Midlands region of England. It lies upon the banks of the River Derwent and is located in the south of the ceremonial county of Derbyshire. In the 2011 census, the city had a population of 248,700.

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  1. Derby

    county town of Derbyshire, on the Derwent, with manufactures of silk, cotton hosiery, lace, porcelain, &c.; it is the centre of a great railway system.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'derby' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3828


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