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[rad-ner-sheer, -sher] /ˈræd nərˌʃɪər, -ʃər/
a historic county in Powys, in E Wales.
Also called Radnor. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A whole pack were recently heard on the borders of Radnorshire and Montgomeryshire.

    Welsh Folk-Lore Elias Owen
  • A young man in Radnorshire had the reputation of being very cruel to cats.

    Human Animals Frank Hamel
  • A district of Radnorshire, forming the present hundred of Rhaindr.

  • Then he retired to an estate which he owned in the parish of Houghton in Radnorshire, bearing the curious name of Siluria.

  • Llewellyn, fearing probably to be shut up and starved out in his fastness, left Snowdon and passed into Radnorshire.

  • As a sage of Radnorshire puts it, there is a touch too little of the Arab and a touch too much of Flanders.

    The Welsh Pony Olive Tilford Dargan
  • In two miles we find ourselves at Knighton, a pleasant, busy townlet, just within the Radnorshire border.

    Nooks and Corners of Shropshire H. Thornhill Timmins
  • A trial is transferred from Radnorshire to Warwickshire in order to secure justice: yet Radnorshire is not offended.

  • Fitzjames paid an annual visit to the house where Venables lived with his brother at Llysdinam, on the border of Radnorshire.

  • At a place called by its owner Llynwent, in Radnorshire, at a certain time the man of the house and his wife were gone from home.

    British Goblins Wirt Sikes
British Dictionary definitions for Radnorshire


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