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Ayrshire

[ air-sheer, -sher ]
/ ˈɛər ʃɪər, -ʃər /
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noun
one of a Scottish breed of hardy dairy cattle having long, curving horns.
Also called Ayr. a historic county in SW Scotland.
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Ayrshire
/ (ˈɛəʃɪə, -ʃə) /

noun
a historical county of SW Scotland, formerly part of Strathclyde region (1975–96), now divided into the council areas of North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire, and East Ayrshire
any one of a hardy breed of brown-and-white dairy cattle
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