shire town

noun

Definition of shire town 

1 British : a town that is the seat of the government of a shire

2 New England : a town where a court of superior jurisdiction (such as a circuit court or a court with a jury) sits

First Known Use of shire town

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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