Shropshire

noun Shrop·shire \ ˈshräp-ˌshir , -shər , especially US -ˌshī(-ə)r , especially Southern ˈsräp- \

Definition of Shropshire

:any of a breed of dark-faced hornless sheep of English origin that are raised for both mutton and wool

Origin and Etymology of shropshire

Shropshire, England


Shropshire

geographical name Shrop·shire \ ˈshräp-shər , -ˌshir \
variants: or Salop play \ˈsa-ləp, -ˌläp\

Definition of Shropshire

county of western England bordering on Wales; capital Shrewsbury area 1396 square miles (3616 square kilometers), population 306,000

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