Meaning of Avon

A•von

Pronunciation: (ā'vun, av'un for 1–4 ā'von for 5), [key]
— n.
  1. a river in central England, flowing SE past Stratford-on-Avon to the Severn. 96 mi. (155 km) long.
  2. a river in S England, flowing W to the mouth of the Severn. ab. 75 mi. (120 km) long.
  3. a river in S England, flowing S to the English Channel. ab. 60 mi. (100 km) long.
  4. a county in SW England, 919,600; 520 sq. mi. (1346 sq. km.)
  5. a town in N Connecticut. 11,201.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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