High Sheriff

noun

British
: the highest official in a county or shire in England or Wales who represents the king or queen and who attends ceremonies and has legal duties

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Recent Examples on the Web Lady Lansdowne, right, is the High Sheriff of Wiltshire from 2022-2023. Town & Country, 22 Apr. 2023

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“High Sheriff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/High%20Sheriff. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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