Covent

Definitions

  • Covent Garden
    Covent Garden
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Covent A convent or monastery.
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Sir Druriolanus, M.P.(ressario) for Covent Garden Sir Druriolanus, M.P.(ressario) for Covent Garden

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n covent A meeting; a gathering; an assembly.
    • n covent A convent or monastery; the monks or nuns collectively.
    • n covent An agreement; a covenant.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Covent kov′ent (Shak.) a convent.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. covent, F. couvent,. See Convent

Usage

In literature:

How glad I am to be in your garden instead of Covent Garden!
"The Convert" by Elizabeth Robins
It was on the 17th of October, 1785, that Miss Brunton made her first appearance at Covent Garden theatre in the character of Horatia.
"The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor" by Samuel James Arnold
As the dawn was just breaking he found himself close to Covent Garden.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
York Street, Covent Garden.
"Notes and Queries, Number 183, April 30, 1853" by Various
Bedford Street, Covent Garden.
"Notes and Queries, Number 76, April 12, 1851" by Various
HENRY G. BOHN, York Street, Covent Garden.
"Notes and Queries, Number 78, April 26, 1851" by Various
Booth made his debut at Covent Garden Theatre in London in 1814 as Richard III.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Upper Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 207, October 15, 1853" by Various
At this period they may, I think, be always found in Covent Garden Market.
"Notes and Queries, Number 210, November 5, 1853" by Various
HENRY G. BOHN, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN.
"Notes and Queries, Number 212, November 19, 1853" by Various
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In poetry:

Beneath her window, veiled from eye,
They nightly took their stand;
On birthdays supplemented by
The Covent Garden band.
"First Love" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Apple opened a location in London's Covent Garden in August 2010.
Gala Reopens London's Covent Garden.
After closing for 30 months during a $360 million renovation, the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden reopened Wednesday night with a glittering gala attended by Queen Elizabeth II, top politicians and wealthy patrons of the arts.
The Royal Opera House at Covent Garden in London named Genista McIntosh, an experienced theater manager who is now the executive director at the Royal National Theater, as its new general director yesterday.
) Toasts a New Covent Garden .
Gala Reopens London's Covent Garden .
This has been a busy week at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London.
CORRECTS DATE Undated photo released by the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London of Bryan Hymel in the title role of their production of the opera Robert Le Diable.
She also sang at London's Covent Garden, Milan's La Scala and at Bayreuth, Munich and San Francisco.
Today in 1854, the first covention of the Republican Party was held in Jackson, Michigan.
A man uses 'Siri' on the new iPhone 4S after being one of the first customers in the Apple store in Covent Garden.
Walking along Henrietta Street recently, by London's Covent Garden, looking for a restaurant, I found myself thinking of George Orwell.
An event which attempts to break Guinness World Record for number of people signing up to the organ donor register in one hour at Covent Garden on October 15, 2011 in London, England.
Replay 's Road Trip To Bestival will kick-off at the brand's London Carnaby Street store on August 16, followed by the Replay Covent Garden Store on August 23.
From Fitzrovia to Covent Garden, London is embracing its charming—and sometimes cheeky—past.
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In science:

By covention, whenever we write ”ε → 0”, we really mean ”| ε |→ 0”.
Sub-riemannian geometry from intrinsic viewpoint
Suppose that the Covention (i) holds, q is even and n is odd, then system (2) has no periodic orbit.
Limit cycles for planar semi-quasi-homogeneous polynomial vector fields
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