Worcestershire


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Worcestershire

(ˈwʊstəˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
n
(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)
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Worces•ter•shire

(ˈwʊs tərˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

n.
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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I have not had a better supper ordered this half-year than they ordered last night; and so easy and good-humoured were they, that they found no fault with my Worcestershire perry, which I sold them for champagne; and to be sure it is as well tasted and as wholesome as the best champagne in the kingdom, otherwise I would scorn to give it 'em; and they drank me two bottles.
"I am a Worcestershire man myself,--born near Pershore.
"In Worcestershire the life of a man seems a great and a sacred thing; but it is very different when there is fire and blood all round you and you have been used to meeting death at every turn.
Standing at the beginning of British (and English) history, his name came to be applied to the whole of it, just as the first two Greek letters, alpha and beta, have given the name to the alphabet.] Laghamon was a humble parish priest in Worcestershire, and his thirty-two thousand half-lines, in which he imperfectly follows the Anglo-Saxon alliterative meter, are rather crude; though they are by no means dull, rather are often strong with the old-time Anglo-Saxon fighting spirit.
'Way over in England, Peggy, there's a county called Worcestershire. And somewhere near the edge of that there's a grey house with gables, and there's a lawn and a meadow and a shrubbery, and an orchard and a rose-garden, and a big cedar on the terrace before you get to the rose-garden.
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Worcestershire Children First is a new council company and will be responsible for the delivery of children's services in the county.
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WORCESTERSHIRE has secured Government funding to help develop 5G mobile technology in the UK.
GLAMORGAN have named an unchanged county championship squad to face Worcestershire at New Road today.

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