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Berwick

[ber-ik for 1, 2; bur-wik for 3]
noun
  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.
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Examples from the Web for berwickshire

Historical Examples of 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

    William Andrews

  • 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?


British Dictionary definitions for berwickshire

Berwickshire

noun
  1. (until 1975) a county of SE Scotland: part of the Borders region from 1975 to 1996, now part of Scottish Borders council area
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Berwick

noun
  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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