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[mont-guhm-uh-ree-sheer, -sher, -guhm-ree-] /mɒntˈgʌm ə riˌʃɪər, -ʃər, -ˈgʌm ri-/
a historic county in Powys, in central Wales.
Also called Montgomery. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Wilson was the son of a clergyman and was born at Pinegas, in Montgomeryshire, in 1713.

  • A whole pack were recently heard on the borders of Radnorshire and Montgomeryshire.

    Welsh Folk-Lore Elias Owen
  • Thomas Olivers in his autobiography tells us that he was born at Tregonon in Montgomeryshire in 1725.

    Lives of Illustrious Shoemakers William Edward Winks
  • This faith was common fifty years ago in Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire.

    Welsh Folk-Lore Elias Owen
  • This I was told by a native of Llansantffraid, Montgomeryshire.

    Welsh Folk-Lore Elias Owen
  • A labourer in Llanmerewig parish, Montgomeryshire, called my attention to this fact.

    Welsh Folk-Lore Elias Owen
  • From first to last the Severn is faithful to Montgomeryshire as the Welsh county of its birth.

  • Born at Pinegas, Montgomeryshire, the son of the parson of that place.

    English Painters Harry John Wilmot-Buxton
  • That was the last burial of the kind which took place in Montgomeryshire.

    British Goblins Wirt Sikes
  • In Montgomeryshire, it is customary to rest the corpse on its way to the churchyard under one of these trees of good omen.

British Dictionary definitions for Montgomeryshire


/məntˈɡʌmərɪˌʃɪə; -ʃə/
(until 1974) a county of central Wales, now part of Powys
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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