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(ˈhɛrɪfədˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) a county of W England: from 1974 to 1998 part of Hereford and Worcester: drained chiefly by the River Wye; agricultural (esp fruit and cattle). Administrative centre: Hereford. Pop: 176 900 (2003 est). Area: 2180 sq km (842 sq miles)
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(ˈhɛr ə fərdˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

a former county in W England, now part of Hereford and Worcester.
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I come from the woodlands over in Herefordshire, upon the lands of the Bishop of that ilk.
Well he knew of this Guy of Gisbourne, and of all the bloody and murderous deeds that he had done in Herefordshire, for his doings were famous throughout all the land.
He steadily refused to accompany his father into Herefordshire, an engagement formed almost at the moment to promote the dismissal of Catherine, and as steadily declared his intention of offering her his hand.
"Boscombe Valley is a country district not very far from Ross, in Herefordshire. The largest landed proprietor in that part is a Mr.
He picked out from his bundle a copy of the local Herefordshire paper, and having turned down the sheet he pointed out the paragraph in which the unfortunate young man had given his own statement of what had occurred.
Elizabeth Barrett, the daughter of a country gentleman of Herefordshire
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