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ˈsɜr i, ˈsʌr iSur·rey

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Surrey(noun)

    a county in southeastern England on the Thames

  2. surrey(noun)

    a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; has two or four seats

Wiktionary

  1. Surrey(ProperNoun)

    An inland county of England bordered by London, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Middlesex, Kent, Sussex and Berkshire.

  2. Surrey(ProperNoun)

    A city in British Colombia, Canada near Vancouver

  3. surrey(Noun)

    A light carriage seating two or four, drawn by horse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surrey(noun)

    a four-wheeled pleasure carriage, (commonly two-seated) somewhat like a phaeton, but having a straight bottom

Freebase

  1. Surrey

    Surrey is a county in the South East of England, and one of the home counties. The county borders Greater London, Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Hampshire, and Berkshire, and its historic county town is Guildford. Surrey County Council sits extraterritorially at Kingston upon Thames, part of Greater London since 1965. The London boroughs of Lambeth, Wandsworth and Southwark were in Surrey until 1889, and Croydon, Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Sutton, and the part of Richmond upon Thames situated south of the River Thames—all now in Greater London—were part of Surrey until 1965. Today's Surrey is divided into 11 boroughs and districts: Elmbridge, Epsom and Ewell, Guildford, Mole Valley, Reigate and Banstead, Runnymede, Spelthorne, Surrey Heath, Tandridge, Waverley and Woking. Services such as roads, mineral extraction licensing, education, strategic waste and recycling infrastructure, births marriages and deaths registration, aspects of health services and most social and children's services are within the remit of Surrey County Council.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Surrey

    sur′ā, n. (U.S.) a light four-wheeled vehicle for four persons, usually with two seats in a box mounted on side-bars.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Surrey

    an inland county, and one of the fairest of England, in the SE. between Kent (E.) and Hampshire (W.), with Sussex on the S., separated from Middlesex on the N. by the Thames; the North Downs traverse the county E. and W., slope gently to the Thames, and precipitously in the S. to the level Weald; generally presents a beautiful prospect of hill and heatherland adorned with splendid woods; the Wey and the Mole are the principal streams; hops are extensively grown round Farnham; largest town is Croydon; the county town, Guildford.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. surrey

    One of the smallest of the English counties, has the Thames for its northern boundary, Berkshire and Hampshire on the west, Sussex on the south, and Kent on the east. Before the Roman era, Surrey formed a portion of the dominions of a Celtic tribe, named by Ptolemy the Regni, and after the Roman conquest was merged into the province of Britannica Prima, though, for many years, it retained its native princes, or subreguli. Eventually it was swallowed up in the territory of the South Saxons, and reduced by Kenulf, king of Wessex, about 760, into that progressive kingdom which Alfred brought into constitutional harmony and national completeness. From the period of the Norman conquest, Surrey can claim no separate annals. At Kingston, Surrey, in 1642, took place the first military movement of the great civil war; a body of royalists unsuccessfully attempting to seize upon its magazine of arms. And there, on July 7, 1648, Lord Francis Villiers (Dryden’s “Zimri”), met his death in the skirmish which closed the famous struggle.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Surrey

    From the Anglo-Saxon Suth-rey, south of the river--i.e. the Thames.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Surrey in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Surrey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Surrey in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Lynn:

    The counties and gun groups are asking the jurisdictions and the commonwealth to support gun rights and their Second Amendment to make sure they [ the state legislature ] aren't going to do anything to take that away, we as the county of Surrey we want to make sure we support the fundamental right of citizens.

  2. Jeremy Clarkson:

    I didn't foresee my sacking, but I would like to do one last lap, so I'll go down to Surrey, and I'll do one last lap of that track before the f ****** b ******* sack me.

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