[pem-broo k-sheer, -sher, -brohk-]
- a historic county in Dyfed, in SW Wales.
Also called Pembroke.
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Examples from the Web for pembrokeshire
In 2004 a 36-year-old man from Pembrokeshire became the first person in the UK to die from cannabis toxicity.British Mother ‘Poisoned’ To Death By Pot
January 31, 2014
It has been recorded from Pembrokeshire and Flintshire, in Wales.The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series
John Asser, a native of Pembrokeshire, is another of these worthies.
In Pembrokeshire and southern Carmarthenshire are to be found traces of this belief.British Goblins
It places Newton in Pembrokeshire, and differs in some other respects from Mr. Ellacombe's account.
A smartish piece of goods upon my word for Pembrokeshire; quite a London lady, eh, Miss?'Emmeline
Charlotte Turner Smith
- a county of SW Wales, on the Irish Sea and the Bristol Channel: formerly (1974–96) part of Dyfed: a hilly peninsula with a deeply indented coast: tourism, agriculture, oil refining. Administrative centre: Haverfordwest Pop: 116 300 (2003 est). Area: 1589 sq km (614 sq miles)
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