[pem-broo k or especially for 4, -brohk]
  1. a borough in Dyfed, in SW Wales: birthplace of King Henry VII.
  2. Pembrokeshire.
  3. one of a variety of Welsh corgi having a short or docked tail.Compare Cardigan(def 2).
  4. a city in SE Massachusetts. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. a town in SW Wales, in Pembrokeshire on Milford Haven: 11th-century castle where Henry VII was born. Pop (with Pembroke Dock): 15 890 (2001)
  2. the smaller variety of corgi, usually having a short tail
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