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Dorset

[dawr-sit] /ˈdɔr sɪt/
noun
1.
1st Earl of, Sackville, Thomas.

Dorset

[dawr-sit] /ˈdɔr sɪt/
noun
1.
an Eskimo culture that flourished from a.d. 100–1000 in the central and eastern regions of arctic North America.
Origin
after Cape Dorset in northern Canada
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Examples for Dorset
  • For the purposes of the lieutenancy it remains part of the ceremonial county of Dorset.
  • Since then it has been part of the nonmetropolitan county of Dorset.
British Dictionary definitions for Dorset

Dorset

/ˈdɔːsɪt/
noun
1.
a county in SW England, on the English Channel: mainly hilly but low-lying in the east: the geographical and ceremonial county includes Bournemouth and Poole, which became independent unitary authorities in 1997. Administrative centre: Dorchester. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 398 200 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 2544 sq km (982 sq miles)
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