[ wawr-ik-sheer, -sher, wor- ]

  1. a county in central England. 765 sq. mi. (1,980 sq. km).

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How to use Warwickshire in a sentence

  • When the Warwickshire labourers broke out in assertion of their right to live, he hailed the event as an omen of better times.

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  • I don't know whether that is one of the data for the Warwickshire logicians who have decided him to be the author of my books.

British Dictionary definitions for Warwickshire


/ (ˈwɒrɪkˌʃɪə, -ʃə) /

  1. a county of central England: until 1974, when the West Midlands metropolitan county was created, it contained one of the most highly industrialized regions in the world, centred on Birmingham. Administrative centre: Warwick. Pop: 519 300 (2003 est). Area: 1981 sq km (765 sq miles)

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