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[huhn-ting-duh n-sheer, -sher]
  1. a former county in E England, now part of Cambridgeshire.
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Also called Hun·ting·don, Hunts.
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Examples from the Web for huntingdonshire

Historical Examples of huntingdonshire

  • One of the best known is the case at Warboys, in Huntingdonshire, 1593.

    The Superstitions of Witchcraft

    Howard Williams

  • Dorsetshire and Huntingdonshire were animated by the same spirit.

  • By the end of May it was joined by Huntingdonshire, the county of Cromwell's birth.

    Oliver Cromwell

    Samuel Rawson Gardiner

  • Scarcely at all from that of Huntingdonshire, and North Northamptonshire.

    The English Language

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • Not long afterwards she was removed to Buckden in Huntingdonshire.

British Dictionary definitions for huntingdonshire


  1. (until 1974) a former county of E England, now part of Cambridgeshire
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