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Meaning of Hampshire

Hamp•shire

Pronunciation: (hamp'shēr, -shur), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda county in S England. 1,449,700; 1460 sq. mi. (3780 sq. km).
  2. one of an English breed of sheep having a dark face, ears, and legs, noted for the rapid growth of its lambs.
  3. one of an English breed of black hogs having a broad band of white over the shoulders and front legs.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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