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Dorset1

[dawr-sit]
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noun
  1. 1st Earl of. Thomas Sackville.
  2. Dorsetshire.

Dorset2

[dawr-sit]
noun
  1. an Eskimo culture that flourished from a.d. 100–1000 in the central and eastern regions of arctic North America.

Origin of Dorset2

after Cape Dorset in northern Canada
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Dorset

noun
  1. a county in SW England, on the English Channel: mainly hilly but low-lying in the east: the geographical and ceremonial county includes Bournemouth and Poole, which became independent unitary authorities in 1997. Administrative centre: Dorchester. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 398 200 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 2544 sq km (982 sq miles)
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