Definition of shire. Meaning of shire. Synonyms of shire

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Definition of shire

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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

- A shire is a traditional term for a division of land, found in Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand and some other English-speaking countries. It was...
- Talia Rose Shire (née Coppola; born April 25, 1946) is an American actress best known for her roles as Connie Corleone in The Godfather films and Adrian...
- 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...
- shire town. Bennington County has two shire towns (Manchester for the North Shire, Bennington for the South Shire), but the Sheriff is located in Bennington...
- "The Scouring of the Shire" is the penultimate chapter of the epic fantasy The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien and the eighteenth chapter of The...
- 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 refers to an area settled...
- A shire is a type of region in the United Kingdom and Australia. Shire or The Shires may also refer to: Shire, Ethiopia, a town in Ethiopia also known...
- Lialda, and Adderall XR. Shire had its primary listing on the London Stock Exchange. Shire has a secondary listing on NASDAQ. Shire was acquired by Takeda...
- David Lee Shire (born July 3, 1937) is an American songwriter and composer of stage musicals, film and television scores. The soundtracks to the 1976...
- Coordinates: 57°48′N 5°00′W / 57.8°N 5.0°W / 57.8; -5.0 Ross-shire (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Rois) is a historic county in the Scottish Highlands...
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