Shropshire

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Etymology

Стари Енглески Sċrobbesbyriġscīr, from Sċrobbesburh (Shrewsbury) + sċīr (shire).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) МФА(кључ): /ˈʃɹɒp.ʃə(ɹ)/
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Proper noun

Shropshire

  1. An inland county of England bordered by the English counties of Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and the Welsh county of Powys and county borough of Wrexham.
  2. Shropshire Council, a local government unitary authority which replaced the county council in 2009 in all of Shropshire except Telford and Wrekin.

Usage notes

The name is sometimes abbreviated to Salop, hence the term Salopian.

Noun

Shropshire (plural Shropshires)

  1. One of an English breed of black-faced hornless sheep similar to the Southdown, but larger.