DERVE´NTIO in Britain, mentioned in the first Itinerary as being seven miles from York, in the direction of Delgovitia (Market Weighton). Some place it on the Derwent. [R.G.L]
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. William Smith, LLD. London. Walton and Maberly, Upper Gower Street and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1854.