Meaning of Avon in English:


Pronunciation /ˈeɪv(ə)n/

proper noun

  • 1A river of central England which rises near the Leicestershire–Northamptonshire border and flows 154 km (96 miles) south-west through Stratford to the River Severn.

  • 2A river of south-western England which rises near the Gloucestershire–Wiltshire border and flows 121 km (75 miles) through Bath and Bristol to the River Severn.

  • 3A former county of south-western England, formed in 1974 from parts of north Somerset and Gloucestershire and replaced in 1996 by unitary councils of North Somerset, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, and Bath and north-eastern Somerset.