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an Indigenous culture that flourished from a.d. 100–1000 in the central and eastern regions of Arctic North America, preceding the Inuit culture.
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How to use Dorset in a sentence
He had lived in the southern English county of Dorset since the early 1990s.Pee Wee Ellis, who helped put the funk in James Brown’s music, dies at 80 | Matt Schudel | September 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Born in Dorset, England in 1893 to working class parents, Alec loves to read.A worthy sequel to ‘Maurice’ revisits classic love story | Kathi Wolfe | August 26, 2021 | Washington Blade
Spurrier died March 9 at his home in Dorset, England, at age 79.Steven Spurrier blew up the wine world with the Judgment of Paris. His legacy lives on. | Dave McIntyre | March 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Mary Anning discovered her first prehistoric skeleton in Dorset when she was 12 years old.Meet the forgotten rebels and quiet revolutionaries of women’s history | Lisa Birnbach | March 5, 2021 | Washington Post
In 2007, a Dorset man brought a lawn statute featuring a recognizable Egyptian headdress to an expert for evaluation.7 Historically Significant Artifacts Rescued by Happenstance | The Daily Beast | October 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One brutal exhibit features a recently discovered mass grave in Dorset, southern England.
She summoned an ambulance to the flat in Boscombe, Bournemouth, Dorset, but Miss Moss was pronounced dead at the scene.
My father was born in Dorset, but went to Ireland with his parents when he was three.Dame Judi Dench on Playing the Inspiring Philomena | Dame Judi Dench | November 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
I had the idea to write about her when I was at a small dinosaur museum in Dorset.
While we much enjoyed our day in the Dorset byways, our progress had necessarily been slow.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
He apparently hoped that he might represent the eastern half, and relied on the influence of the Duke of Dorset at Buckhurst.Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 1 (of 2) | Edward Gibbon
At the dissolution of the monasteries the diocese of Bristol was founded, which included the counties of Bristol and Dorset.
The spring made her wild with the wildness of her girlhood when the white April evenings met her on her Dorset moors.The Creators | May Sinclair
The present Duke of Dorset, an old man, is the uncle of his predecessor; he has inherited the title without the estate.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835 | Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
British Dictionary definitions for Dorset
a county in SW England, on the English Channel: mainly hilly but low-lying in the east: the geographical and ceremonial county includes Bournemouth and Poole, which became independent unitary authorities in 1997. Administrative centre: Dorchester. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 398 200 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 2544 sq km (982 sq miles)
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