Definition of Shire. Meaning of Shire. Synonyms of Shire

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Definition of Shire

shire
County Coun"ty (koun"t?), n.; pl. Counties (-t?z). [F. comt?, fr. LL. comitatus. See Count.] 1. An earldom; the domain of a count or earl. [Obs.] 2. A circuit or particular portion of a state or kingdom, separated from the rest of the territory, for certain purposes in the administration of justice and public affairs; -- called also a shire. See Shire. Every county, every town, every family, was in agitation. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Shire from wikipedia

- Shire (/ʃaɪər/, also /ʃɪər/) is a traditional term for an administrative division of land in Great Britain and some other English-speaking countries such...
- The Shire is a region of J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional Middle-earth, described in The Lord of the Rings and other works. The Shire is an inland area settled...
- Talia Rose Shire (née Coppola; born April 25, 1946) is an American actress, best known for her roles as Connie Corleone in The Godfather trilogy and Adrian...
- Canada, China, Hungary, Romania, and the United States. An equivalent term, shire town, is used in the U.S. state of Vermont and in several other English-speaking...
- The Shire is a British breed of draught horse. It is usually black, bay, or grey. It is a tall breed, and Shires have at various times held world records...
- David Lee Shire (born July 3, 1937) is an American songwriter and composer of stage musicals, film and television scores. Among his best known works are...
- Shire plc was a UK-founded Jersey-registered specialty biopharmaceutical company. Originating in the United Kingdom with an operational base in the United...
- po****tion. It includes those non-metropolitan counties (also known as shire counties) with a two-tier county council structure and does not include...
- Mohamoud Ali Shire MBE (Somali: Maxamuud Cali Shire, Arabic: محمود علي شري; died 1960) was a Somali Sultan of the W****ngali Sultanate. He bore the title...
- Battle of Shire may refer to: Battle of Shire (1936) during the Second Italo-Ethiopian War Battle of Shire (1989) during the Ethiopian Civil War Battle...