- a county in S England. 1024 sq. mi. (2650 sq. km).
Also called Dorset.
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Examples from the Web for dorsetshire
My father brought the wainscoting from an old English country-house in Dorsetshire.The Inn at the Red Oak
Crichel is situated six miles from Wimborne, in Dorsetshire.
When you spoke to Morrison of going home—he was from Dorsetshire—he shuddered.Victory
A few may be in Dorsetshire, but I should not like to bet on it.Love Among the Chickens
P. G. Wodehouse
Dorsetshire and Huntingdonshire were animated by the same spirit.The History of England from the Accession of James II.
Thomas Babington Macaulay