[glos-ter-sheer, -sher, glaw-ster-]
Also called Gloucester. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gloucestershire

Contemporary Examples of gloucestershire

  • The match took place on the final day of the Gloucestershire Festival of Polo, at the Beaufort Polo Club.

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    Kate's $500 Wellington Boots

    Tom Sykes

    June 18, 2012

  • The Gloucestershire countryside, where he finds himself through a variety of funny circumstances, is familiar.

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    Do I Have to Read Dick Francis?

    William Boot

    February 20, 2010

Historical Examples of gloucestershire

British Dictionary definitions for gloucestershire


  1. a county of SW England, situated around the lower Severn valley: contains the Forest of Dean and the main part of the Cotswold Hills: the geographical and ceremonial county includes the unitary authority of South Gloucestershire (part of Avon county from 1974 to 1996). Administrative centre: Gloucester. Pop (excluding South Gloucestershire): 568 500 (2003 est). Area (excluding South Gloucestershire): 2643 sq km (1020 sq miles)Abbreviation: Glos
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