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Devonshire,

England: see DevonDevon
, county (1991 pop. 1,008,300), 2,591 sq mi (6,711 sq km), SW England. The county town is Exeter. Devon is bounded on the N by the Bristol Channel, on the S by the English Channel, and on the W by Cornwall.
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Devonshire

8th Duke of, title of Spencer Compton Cavendish. 1833-- 1908, British politician, also known (1858--91) as Lord Hartington. He led the Liberal Party (1874--80) and left it to found the Liberal Unionist Party (1886)
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Devonshire REIT does not pay commissions on invested capital, nor does is take asset management fees, so every invested dollar goes to work building shareholder value.
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The unique use of brick and terra cotta, as well as English period details, including the Devonshire family crest, has positioned the building as an architectural gem.
Devonshire House on Digbeth High Street is the previous headquarters of Alfred Bird's custard empire and its refurbishment is the latest phase of the Custard Factory's development into a thriving arts, media and creative enterprise hub.
He succeeds the Duke of Devonshire within the Ascot Authority (Holdings) Limited (AAHL) board structure, having been a racecourse trustee since 1997 and having sat on the AAHL board since its incorporation in 2001.
Just an hour-and-a-half's drive from Newcastle, the estate owned by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, can easily be reached for either a day out or a longer trip.
Poultry supplier Lloyd Maunder insists it is not branding its products by the back door after a deal to get the words Devonshire Red on own-label packs of chicken.
Appearing bewildered outside the Devonshire police station, Renan Almendarez Coello, 53, known as ``El Cucuy,'' or the ``Bogeyman,'' turned himself in to authorities and was released after posting $50,000 bail.