[ruht-luh nd-sheer, -sher]


a former county, now part of Leicestershire, in central England.

Also called Rutland. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for rutlandshire

Historical Examples of rutlandshire

  • George has a very fine horse running in the Rutlandshire a very fine horse.

    The Country House

    John Galsworthy

  • I should start with Kent, not Rutlandshire, and be prepared to migrate to Yorkshire.

    Dodo's Daughter

    E. F. Benson

  • This gentleman was descended from an ancient family, resident in Rutlandshire.

    Guy Fawkes

    Thomas Lathbury

  • On no single day of her life of fifty years did she forget that she was a Rutlandshire Mornington.

    The Sixth Sense

    Stephen McKenna

  • He took holy orders, and eventually became rector of Stretton in Rutlandshire.