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(ˈwʊstəˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) a county of W central England, formerly (1974–98) part of Hereford and Worcester. Administrative centre: Worcester. Pop: 549 300 (2003 est). Area: 1742 sq km (674 sq miles)


(ˈwʊs tərˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

a former county in W central England, now part of Hereford and Worcester.
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Noun1.Worcestershire - a savory sauce of vinegar and soy sauce and spicesWorcestershire - a savory sauce of vinegar and soy sauce and spices
sauce - flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
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One 1-pound 4-ounce can unsweetened crushed pineapple in natural juice 1/4 cup vegan Worcestershire Sauce 2 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon fresh lemon or lime juice 1 Tablespoon maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper 1-2 Tablespoons cornstarch 1-2 Tablespoons cold water Garnish: Sprig of parsley or cilantro Combine the undrained crushed pineapple, vegan Worchestershire Sauce, lemon juice, maple syrup, oregano, thyme, salt, and crushed red pepper in a 2-quart saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat.
The court heard that Vinter is now kept at Long Lartin Prison, in Worchestershire.
A mix of olive oil, Dijon mustard, lemon, capers, onion, egg yolk, anchovy and Worchestershire Sauce, the tartare is served with rye toast.
Similarly, traces of minstrelsy have been well documented in nineteenth-century Morris dances of Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Worchestershire (Cawte 1963: 201).
REED: Herefordshire, Worchestershire (Toronto, 1990), 197.