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[suhm-er-set-sheer, -sher, -sit-]
  1. a county in SW England. 1335 sq. mi. (3455 sq. km).
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Also called Somerset.
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Examples from the Web for somersetshire

Historical Examples of somersetshire

  • Every tithing-man in Somersetshire is searching for axes and scythes.

    Micah Clarke

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • It is the chief town of Somersetshire, and is surrounded by an amphitheatre of hills.

  • The three bench ends shown in this plate are from Brent Church, Somersetshire.


    George Jack

  • He knew that no violence was enough to affect a Somersetshire or Wiltshire peasant.

  • Unneath, according to the same authority, is used in Somersetshire.