[ber-ik for 1, 2; bur-wik for 3]
  1. Also called Ber·wick·shire [ber-ik-sheer, -sher] /ˈbɛr ɪkˌʃɪər, -ʃər/, a historic county in SE Scotland.
  2. Berwick-upon-Tweed.
  3. a city in E central Pennsylvania. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Contemporary Examples of berwick

Historical Examples of berwick

  • Where are the breakings out from Berwick to Portland which they foretold?

    Micah Clarke

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • There was one heart in all the land, from Berwick to the Lizard.

    Clare Avery

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • "Come on," said Berwick, paying no attention to Jim's persiflage.

  • "Stranger things have happened," replied Berwick with a knowing grin.

  • "It's pretty near high now," said Berwick, as he pulled his head in.

British Dictionary definitions for berwick


  1. James Fitzjames, Duke of Berwick. 1670–1734, marshal of France and illegitimate son of James II of England. He led French forces during the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14)
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