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som·er·set

also sum·mer·set (sŭm′ər-sĕt′)
n.
See somersault.
intr.v. som·er·set·ted, som·er·set·ting, som·er·sets also sum·mer·set·ted or sum·mer·set·ting or sum·mer·sets
To perform a somersault.

[Alteration of somersault.]

Somerset

(ˈsʌməsɪt; -ˌsɛt)
n
(Placename) a county of SW England, on the Bristol Channel: the Mendip Hills lie in the north and Exmoor in the west: the geographical and ceremonial county includes the unitary authorities of North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset (both part of Avon county from 1975 until 1996): mainly agricultural (esp dairying and fruit). Administrative centre: Taunton. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 507 500 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 3452 sq km (1332 sq miles)

Somerset

(ˈsʌməˌsɛt)
n
(Biography) 1st Duke of, title of Edward Seymour. ?1500–52, English statesman, protector of England (1547–49) during Edward VI's minority. He defeated the Scots (1547) and furthered the Protestant Reformation: executed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Somerset - a county in southwestern England on the Bristol ChannelSomerset - a county in southwestern England on the Bristol Channel
England - a division of the United Kingdom
2.Somerset - an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and returnsomerset - an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
tumble - an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
flip-flop - a backward somersault
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