shire Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   /ʃaɪər/  us   /ʃaɪr/
[C] UK old use a county, now used in ​combination in the ​names of many British counties: Yorkshire Oxfordshirethe shires [plural] UK the ​central rural counties of ​England, such as Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, and Derbyshire
(Definition of shire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 郡(现用于英国许多郡的郡名中)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 郡(現用於英國許多郡的郡名中)…
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