alphabet

Shire

Definition of shire:

part of speech: noun

An English county. ( In somposiation pronounced shir, as Berkshire, Berk- shir.).

part of speech: noun

A division of the island of Great Britain under a sheriff: a county. ( When added to the name of a county the i is pronounced as in hill.).

part of speech: noun

A division of English territory for governmental purposes, usually the same as a county.

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