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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - British breed of large heavy draft horse; A former administrative district of England.

Usage examples (34)
  • Also, county names that end in - shire should sound like - shuh, not - shy-er.
  • The shire was the scene of much strife after the Reformation.
  • The knight of the shire was the connecting link between the baron and the shopkeeper.
  • Farewell I fear it is likely to be for some time, as I must reside at my deanery, in ---- shire. for more
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