Pronunciation: (kuv'un-trē, kov'-), [key]
1. a city in West Midlands, in central England: heavily bombed 1940; cathedral. 337,000.
2. a town in central Rhode Island. 27,065.
3. send to Coventry, to refuse to associate with; openly and pointedly ignore: His friends sent him to Coventry after he was court-martialed.
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