There are several rivers named "Avon" around the world:
The name "Avon" comes from the Welsh
meaning "river". (It appears that later arrivals to Britain would ask the indigenous people what the local river was called, and were told, in the local language, that it was a river). See Abnoba
for the root of the name.
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