• (n.) A portion of Great Britain originally under the supervision of an earl; a territorial division, usually identical with a county, but sometimes limited to a smaller district; as, Wiltshire, Yorkshire, Richmondshire, Hallamshire.
  • (n.) A division of a State, embracing several contiguous townships; a county.

Compare shire with other words:

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shire vs. shore

shire vs. shirk

shide vs. shire

shire vs. spire

hire vs. shire

shire vs. shirl

shie vs. shire

shire vs. shirr

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bank vs. shire

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ealdorman vs. shire

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administrative vs. shire

sheriff vs. shire

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