[rad-ner-sheer, -sher]


a historic county in Powys, in E Wales.

Also called Radnor.
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Historical Examples of radnorshire

  • A whole pack were recently heard on the borders of Radnorshire and Montgomeryshire.

    Welsh Folk-Lore

    Elias Owen

  • A young man in Radnorshire had the reputation of being very cruel to cats.

    Human Animals

    Frank Hamel

  • A district of Radnorshire, forming the present hundred of Rhaindr.

  • Then he retired to an estate which he owned in the parish of Houghton in Radnorshire, bearing the curious name of Siluria.

  • Llewellyn, fearing probably to be shut up and starved out in his fastness, left Snowdon and passed into Radnorshire.

British Dictionary definitions for radnorshire




(until 1974) a county of E Wales, now part of Powys
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