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Berwick

[ber-ik for 1, 2; bur-wik for 3] /ˈbɛr ɪk for 1, 2; ˈbɜr wɪk for 3/
noun
1.
Also called Berwickshire
[ber-ik-sheer, -sher] /ˈbɛr ɪkˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
. a historic county in SE Scotland.
3.
a city in E central Pennsylvania.
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  • Where are the breakings out from Berwick to Portland which they foretold?

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • There was one heart in all the land, from Berwick to the Lizard.

    Clare Avery Emily Sarah Holt
  • "Come on," said Berwick, paying no attention to Jim's persiflage.

    Frontier Boys in Frisco

    Wyn Roosevelt
  • "Stranger things have happened," replied Berwick with a knowing grin.

    Frontier Boys in Frisco

    Wyn Roosevelt
  • "When you were a boy," exclaimed Berwick, in good-natured raillery.

    Frontier Boys in Frisco

    Wyn Roosevelt
  • "Well, I reckon that it is high time to get up, anyhow," remarked Berwick.

    Frontier Boys in Frisco

    Wyn Roosevelt
  • Jim was the nearest to her, and Berwick was very well pleased that this was so.

    Frontier Boys in Frisco

    Wyn Roosevelt
  • "How had we better get out of here, that is the question," continued Berwick.

    Frontier Boys in Frisco

    Wyn Roosevelt
British Dictionary definitions for Berwick

Berwick

/ˈbɛrɪk/
noun
1.
James Fitzjames, Duke of Berwick. 1670–1734, marshal of France and illegitimate son of James II of England. He led French forces during the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14)
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