[roks-bur-oh, -buhr-oh or, esp. British, -bruh]
- a historic county in SE Scotland.
Also called Rox·burgh·shire [roks-bur-oh-sheer, -sher, -buhr-, -bruh-] /ˈrɒks bɜr oʊˌʃɪər, -ʃər, -bʌr-, -brə-/.
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Examples from the Web for roxburghshire
She is a Mrs. Cockburn; I forget of what place; but from Roxburghshire.The Letters of Robert Burns
William Brockie was born in the parish of Smailholm, Roxburghshire.
Her father, an operative gardener, removed in 1842 to Torwoodlee, Roxburghshire.
His recovery was completed by another visit to Roxburghshire.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume I (of 10)
John Gibson Lockhart
Linton Church, Roxburghshire, is old, but has been restored and renewed.Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys
Dugald Butler and Herbert Story
- (until 1975) a county of SE Scotland, now part of Scottish Borders council area