Dorsetshire [dawr-sit-sheer, -sher] Examples noun

  1. a county in S England. 1024 sq. mi. (2650 sq. km).

Also called Dorset. Examples from the Web for dorsetshire Historical Examples of dorsetshire

  • My father brought the wainscoting from an old English country-house in Dorsetshire.

    The Inn at the Red Oak

    Latta Griswold

  • Crichel is situated six miles from Wimborne, in Dorsetshire.

    The Harmsworth Magazine, v. 1, 1898-1899, No. 2


  • When you spoke to Morrison of going home—he was from Dorsetshire—he shuddered.


    Joseph Conrad

  • A few may be in Dorsetshire, but I should not like to bet on it.

    Love Among the Chickens

    P. G. Wodehouse

  • Dorsetshire and Huntingdonshire were animated by the same spirit.

    The History of England from the Accession of James II.

    Thomas Babington Macaulay

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