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Der·by

 (där′bē)
A city of central England west of Nottingham. First founded by the Romans as a garrison town, it was one of the centers of the Industrial Revolution.

der·by

 (dûr′bē; British där′bē)
n. pl. der·bies
1. Sports Any of various annual horseraces, especially for three-year-olds.
2. Sports A formal race usually having an open field of contestants: a motorcycle derby.
3. A stiff felt hat with a round crown and a narrow, curved brim.

[After Edward Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby (1752-1834), founder of the English Derby.]
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derby

(ˈdɜːrbɪ)
n, pl -bies
(Clothing & Fashion) US and Canadian a stiff felt hat with a rounded crown and narrow curved brim. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): bowler

Derby

(ˈdɑːbɪ; US ˈdɜːrbɪ)
n
1. (Horse Racing) the Derby an annual horse race run at Epsom Downs, Surrey, since 1780: one of the English flat-racing classics
2. (Horse Racing) any of various other horse races
3. (Soccer) local Derby a football match between two teams from the same area
[C18: named after the twelfth Earl of Derby (died 1834), who founded the horse race at Epsom Downs in 1780]

Derby

(ˈdɑːbɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a city in central England, in Derby unitary authority, Derbyshire: engineering industries (esp aircraft engines and railway rolling stock); university (1991). Pop: 229 407 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in central England, in Derbyshire. Pop: 233 200 (2003 est). Area: 78 sq km (30 sq miles)
3. (Cookery) a firm-textured pale-coloured type of cheese
4. (Cookery) sage Derby a green-and-white Derby cheese flavoured with sage

Derby

(ˈdɑːbɪ)
n
(Biography) Earl of. title of Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley. 1799–1869, British statesman; Conservative prime minister (1852; 1858–59; 1866–68)
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Der•by

(ˈdɜr bi; Brit. ˈdɑr-)

n., pl. -bies.
1. a race for three-year-old horses held annually at Epsom Downs, near London, England: first run in 1780.
2. any of certain other annual horse races, esp. the Kentucky Derby.
3. (l.c.) a race or contest, usu. one open to all entrants.
4. (l.c.) a man's stiff felt hat with rounded crown and narrow brim; bowler.
[1830–40; after Edward Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby (d. 1834)]

Der•by

(ˈdɜr bi; Brit. ˈdɑr-)

n.
1. a city in Derbyshire, in central England. 230,500.
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derby

A men’s felt hat with a stiff, curved brim and a rounded crown.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.derby - a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brimderby - a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
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derby

noun competition, event, championship, tournament, contest, puzzle, quiz, head-to-head He caught a salmon in the annual fishing derby.
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Translations
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derby

1 [ˈdɑːbɪ] (US) [ˈdɜːbɪ] N
1. (Sport) local derbyderbi m
2. the Derby (Brit) (Horse racing) → el Derby (importante carrera de caballos en Inglaterra)

derby

2 [ˈdɜːbɪ] N (US) (also derby hat) → sombrero m hongo, bombín m
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derby

[ˈdɑːrbɪ] n
(= sporting event) → derby m
(= hat) → chapeau m melon, melon m
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Derby

[, (US)]
n
(US: also Derby hat) → Melone f
(= local Derby)(Lokal)derby nt
(Racing) → Derby nt
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derby

[ˈdɑːbɪ] n
a. (sporting event) → derby m inv
b. (Am) (hat) → bombetta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Since 1999, the BBC have lost the rights to Test cricket, the Grand National, the Derby, England football internationals, the Paralympics and part of the BDO world darts championship.
Amer of the University of Nottingham in Derby, England.
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