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Brecknockshire (ˈbrɛknɒkˌʃɪə, -ʃə)

  1. (until 1974) a county of SE Wales, now mainly in Powys: over half its area forms the Brecon Beacons National Park
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Examples from the Web for breconshire

Historical Examples

  • His name appears in a list of Breconshire magistrates for 1620.

    Poems of Henry Vaughan, Silurist, Volume II

    Henry Vaughan

  • These Halls were connected with the Winters, a Breconshire family.

  • He was one of my councell in my law-suites in Breconshire about the entaile.

  • He could ride nine miles together in his owne land in Breconshire.

  • She has also been seen in the Black Mountain in Breconshire.

    British Goblins

    Wirt Sikes