noun (plural) -buries
- a late 18th-century low wooden stand with partitions for holding cutlery and plates:
often mounted on casters
- a similar 19th-century stand used for holding sheet music, music books, or magazines
- a city in SE England, in E Kent: starting point for St Augustine's mission to England
(597 ad); cathedral where St Thomas à Becket was martyred (1170); seat of the archbishop
and primate of England; seat of the University of Kent (1965). Pop: 43 552 (2001) Latin name: Durovernum, (ˌduːrəʊˈvɜːnəm
- a regional council area of New Zealand, on E central South Island on Canterbury Bight: mountainous with coastal lowlands; agricultural. Chief town: Christchurch. Pop:
520 500 (2004 est). Area: 43 371 sq km (16 742 sq miles)
Example Sentences Including 'canterbury'
ANNUALS: Candy tuft, canterbury bells, dianthus, larkspur, lupin and statice.
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