[ber-ik for 1, 2; bur-wik for 3]
- Also called Ber·wick·shire [ber-ik-sheer, -sher] /ˈbɛr ɪkˌʃɪər, -ʃər/, a historic county in SE Scotland.
- a city in E central Pennsylvania.
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Examples from the Web for berwickshire
Berwickshire gave him birth, but he has "done time" in Ireland.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
At Merton, Berwickshire, the jougs may be seen at the church.Bygone Punishments
He has since engaged in medical practice in the village of Chirnside, Berwickshire.
Ladykirk, Berwickshire, is very complete and almost unaltered.Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys
Dugald Butler and Herbert Story
Did you not know that the orders had already been sent into Berwickshire?The Shadow of Ashlydyat
Mrs. Henry Wood
- (until 1975) a county of SE Scotland: part of the Borders region from 1975 to 1996, now part of Scottish Borders council area
- 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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