meaning of Avon

Avon meaning in Etymology Dictionary

river in southwestern England, from Celtic abona "river" (see afanc).

Avon meaning in General Dictionary

a lake in southwestern England rising in Gloucestershire and moving through Bristol to empty into the estuary of the Severn

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  • a river in main England that moves through Stratford-on-Avon and empties in to the Severn
  • a county in southwestern England

Sentence Examples with the word Avon

The Kennet and Avon Canal, between Reading and the Avon, follows the river closely from Bradford down to Bath, where it enters it by a descent of seven locks.

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