Worcestershire

[ woo s-ter-sheer, -sher ]
/ ˈwʊs tərˌʃɪər, -ʃər /

noun

a former county in W central England, now part of Hereford and Worcester.

QUIZZES

HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
anchorite
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for worcestershire

British Dictionary definitions for worcestershire

Worcestershire
/ (ˈwʊstəˌʃɪə, -ʃə) /

noun

a county of W central England, formerly (1974–98) part of Hereford and Worcester. Administrative centre: Worcester. Pop: 549 300 (2003 est). Area: 1742 sq km (674 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012