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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wawr-uh n, wor-]
    • /ˈwɔr ən, ˈwɒr-/
    • /ˈwɒr.ən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawr-uh n, wor-]
    • /ˈwɔr ən, ˈwɒr-/

Definitions of warren word

  • noun warren Earl, 1891–1974, U.S. lawyer and political leader: chief justice of the U.S. 1953–69. 1
  • noun warren Joseph, 1741–75, American physician, statesman, and patriot. 1
  • noun warren Mercy Otis, 1728–1814, U.S. historian and poet (sister of James Otis). 1
  • noun warren Robert Penn, 1905–89, U.S. novelist and poet: named the first U.S. poet laureate (1986–87). 1
  • noun warren a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit. 1
  • noun warren a city in NE Ohio, NW of Youngstown. 1

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Origin of warren

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English warenne < Anglo-French; Old French g(u)arenne < Germanic *warinne game park, equivalent to *war- (base of *warjan to defend) + *-inne feminine noun suffix

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Parts of speech for Warren


warren popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

warren usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for warren

noun warren

  • hole — an opening through something; gap; aperture: a hole in the roof; a hole in my sock.
  • earth — (often initial capital letter) the planet third in order from the sun, having an equatorial diameter of 7926 miles (12,755 km) and a polar diameter of 7900 miles (12,714 km), a mean distance from the sun of 92.9 million miles (149.6 million km), and a period of revolution of 365.26 days, and having one satellite.
  • habitat — the natural environment of an organism; place that is natural for the life and growth of an organism: a tropical habitat.
  • burrow — A burrow is a tunnel or hole in the ground that is dug by an animal such as a rabbit.
  • den — A den is the home of certain types of wild animals such as lions or foxes.

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