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derbynoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɑː.bi/ us   /ˈdɝː.bi/
  • derby noun [C] (SPORTING EVENT)

a sports event between teams in the same area: a local derby between Manchester United and Manchester City
mainly US a sports event in which any competitor can take part: the annual New Hampshire fishing derby
  • derby noun [C] (HAT)

US a bowler hat

Derbynoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈdɑː.bi/ us   /ˈdɝː.bi/
(Definition of derby from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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derbynoun [C]

us   /ˈdɜr·bi/
a man’s hat that has a round, hard top and is usually black
(Definition of derby from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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