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wye

 (wī)
n.
1. The letter y.
2. An object shaped like a Y.

Wye

(waɪ)
n
(Placename) a river in E Wales and W England, rising in Powys and flowing southeast into Herefordshire, then south to the Severn estuary. Length: 210 km (130 miles)

wye

(waɪ)

n., pl. wyes.
the letter Y, or something having a similar shape.
[1855–60; a sp. of the letter name]

Wye

(waɪ)

n.
a river flowing from central Wales through SW England into the Severn estuary. 130 mi. (210 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wye - the 25th letter of the Roman alphabet
Latin alphabet, Roman alphabet - the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
Translations
ypsilon
ípsilon
References in classic literature ?
The names of the farms nearest to the home plantation were Wye Town and New Design.
The spontaneous 32-day trip saw her sleep under the stars in the forest, swim where the Rivers Wye and Severn meet, and even stop off to take part in the World Bog Snorkelling championships with Jack.
With the permission of their owner, Imperial College, the seven statues were briefly displayed in the Wye Heritage Centre (the Latin School building on Wye High Street) and, as far as is known, this was the first time that these exquisite statues were available for the general public to enjoy.
West Midlands Police said Ayres routinely carried a knife - claiming it was for "protection" - and had threatened to stab father-of-three Mr Wye after a fight six weeks earlier.
The clean-up will cover the rivers Llynfi, Irfon, Ithon and Edw as well as the main River Wye between Builth Wells and Hay on Wye.
Yesterday deeply shocked residents of Drews House described Mr Wye as a popular and friendly character, wellliked in the neighbourhood.
Over the years, Wye has had executive experience in areas ranging from member service, consumer lending and real estate lending, to operations, collections and accounting.
Additional production by Beat Babies Studios in Wye Oak's hometown of Baltimore seems a clear influence on the five-song EP's divergent sound, and the inclusion of producer Mickey Freeland's remix of The Knot's "That I Do" is a unexpected hip-hop treat and not to be missed.
Why not come along, meet our experienced team and have a look around the Wye, a perfect example of the stylish range of properties available.
A message on Herefordshire Camra's website said: "In spite of a large re-order of beer, cider and perry on Saturday afternoon, Beer on the Wye has been drunk completely dry.
We were witnessing a rare phenomenon, the Wye Bore, little brother of the Severn Bore.
The move came after more than20yearswhichsawas few as 300 fish caught in 2002, compared to the glory days when more than 3,500 salmon were caught on the Wye every season.