how to pronounce derry


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the above transcription of derry is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

derry is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of derry in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… is in Northern Ireland Derry you see in …”

meanings of derry


  1. A surname​.
  2. A borough of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States.
  3. A city in northwestern Northern Ireland; also known as Londonderry.
  4. One of the traditional counties in northwestern Northern Ireland; known as County Derry, or officially as County Londonderry.
  5. A town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States.
  6. A male given name.


  1. Dislike.

derry frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word derry occurs in english on average 7.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics derry can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that derry can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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