somerset

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noun or intransitive verb som·er·set \ˈsə-mər-ˌset\

Definition of somerset

Origin and Etymology of somerset

by alteration


Somerset

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geographical name Som·er·set \ˈsə-mər-ˌset, -sət\
variants: or

Somersetshire

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Definition of Somerset

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


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