Somerset

Somerset

[suhm-er-set, -sit]
noun
1.
a city in SE Massachusetts.
2.
a town in S Kentucky.
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Somerset1 (ˈsʌməsɪt, -ˌsɛt)
 
n
a county of SW England, on the Bristol Channel: the Mendip Hills lie in the north and Exmoor in the west: the geographical and ceremonial county includes the unitary authorities of North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset (both part of Avon county from 1975 until 1996): mainly agricultural (esp dairying and fruit). Administrative centre: Taunton. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 507 500 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 3452 sq km (1332 sq miles)

Somerset2 (ˈsʌməsɛt)
 
n
1st Duke of, title of Edward Seymour. ?1500--52, English statesman, protector of England (1547--49) during Edward VI's minority. He defeated the Scots (1547) and furthered the Protestant Reformation: executed

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