somerset

noun or intransitive verb
som·​er·​set | \ ˈsə-mər-ˌset How to pronounce somerset (audio) \

Definition of somerset

First Known Use of somerset

1591, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for somerset

by alteration

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The first known use of somerset was in 1591

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“Somerset.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/somerset. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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Somerset geographical name

Som·​er·​set | \ ˈsə-mər-ˌset How to pronounce Somerset (audio) , -sət \
variants: or Somersetshire \ ˈsə-​mər-​ˌset-​ˌshir How to pronounce Somerset (audio) , -​sət-​ , -​shər \

Definition of Somerset

county of southwestern England on Bristol Channel; capital Taunton area 1383 square miles (3582 square kilometers), population 530,000

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