- Also Wilts [wilts] /wɪlts/. a county in S England. 1345 sq. mi. (3485 sq. km). County seat: Salisbury.
- one of an English breed of white sheep having long, spiral horns.
- Also called Wiltshire cheese. a cylindrical, semihard cheese, moister and flakier than cheddar.
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Examples from the Web for wiltshire
Wiltshire Police told the Daily Beast the death is not being treated as suspicious.Cressida Bonas's Stepfather Commits Suicide
January 21, 2014
William and Harry were today cutting the ribbon on a new recovery centre for the charity Help for Heroes in Wiltshire.
The centre in Wiltshire can accommodate 50 residents, four families and more than 150 day visitors.
These men come from Wiltshire, and the officers from Hampshire.Micah Clarke
Arthur Conan Doyle
His father was a member of New Inn, and a practitioner of the law in Wiltshire.
Another is just over my head as I write here in my house in Wiltshire.Danger! and Other Stories
Arthur Conan Doyle
In Wiltshire stands the "two o'clock chapel," where Cennick used to preach.History of the Moravian Church
J. E. Hutton
He knew that no violence was enough to affect a Somersetshire or Wiltshire peasant.The Education of Henry Adams
- a county of S England, consisting mainly of chalk uplands, with Salisbury Plain in the south and the Marlborough Downs in the north; prehistoric remains (at Stonehenge and Avebury); became a unitary authority in 2009: the geographical and ceremonial county includes Swindon unitary authority (established in 1997). Administrative centre: Trowbridge. Pop (excluding Swindon): 440 800 (2003 est). Area (excluding Swindon): 3481 sq km (1344 sq miles)
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