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Meaning of Yorkshire

York•shire

Pronunciation: (yôrk'shēr, -shur), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda former county in N England, now part of Humberside, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Cleveland, and Durham.
  2. one of an English breed of white hogs having erect ears.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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