[suhm-er-set-sheer, -sher, -sit-]
- a county in SW England. 1335 sq. mi. (3455 sq. km).
Also called Somerset.
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Every tithing-man in Somersetshire is searching for axes and scythes.Micah Clarke
Arthur Conan Doyle
It is the chief town of Somersetshire, and is surrounded by an amphitheatre of hills.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
The three bench ends shown in this plate are from Brent Church, Somersetshire.Wood-Carving
He knew that no violence was enough to affect a Somersetshire or Wiltshire peasant.The Education of Henry Adams
Unneath, according to the same authority, is used in Somersetshire.