Roxburghshire

Roxburgh

[roks-bur-oh, -buhr-oh or, esp. British, -bruh]
noun
a historic county in SE Scotland.
Also called Roxburghshire [roks-bur-oh-sheer, -sher, -buhr-, -bruh-] .
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Roxburghshire (ˈrɒksbərəʃɪə, -ʃə)
 
n
(until 1975) a county of SE Scotland, now part of Scottish Borders council area

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roxburghshire

historic county, southeastern Scotland, along the English border. It covers an area stretching from the valleys of the Rivers Tweed and Teviot in the north to the Cheviot Hills in the southeast and the valley known as Liddesdale in the southwest. Roxburghshire lies entirely within the Scottish Borders council area.

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