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Noun: Coventry  kó-vun-tree
  1. An industrial city in central England; devastated by air raids during World War II; remembered as the home of Lady Godiva in the 11th century
  2. The state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent)
    "the association should get rid of its elderly members--not by euthanasia, of course, but by Coventry";
    - banishment, ostracism

Type of: city, exclusion, metropolis, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: England

Encyclopedia: Coventry, Thomas