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      n   8th Duke of, title of Spencer Compton Cavendish. 1833--1908, British politician, also known (1858--91) as Lord Hartington. He led the Liberal Party (1874--80) and left it to found the Liberal Unionist Party (1886)  


Devonshire cream  
      n      another name for       clotted cream  
Devonshire split  
      n   a kind of yeast bun split open and served with whipped cream or butter and jam,   (Also called)    Cornish split, split  
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Devon  
      n  
1      (Also called)    Devonshire          a county of SW England, between the Bristol Channel and the English Channel, including the island of Lundy: hilly, rising to the uplands of Exmoor and Dartmoor, with wooded river valleys and a rugged coastline. Administrative centre: Exeter. Pop.: 1053400 (1994 est.). Area: 6712 sq. km (2591 sq. miles)  
2    a breed of large red cattle originally from Devon  


Devonshire         
      n   8th Duke of, title of Spencer Compton Cavendish. 1833--1908, British politician, also known (1858--91) as Lord Hartington. He led the Liberal Party (1874--80) and left it to found the Liberal Unionist Party (1886)  
Devonshire cream  
      n      another name for       clotted cream  
Devonshire split  
      n   a kind of yeast bun split open and served with whipped cream or butter and jam,   (Also called)    Cornish split, split  

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