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From Middle English Lancastreshire, from Lancaster + Old English scir (district).

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  1. A maritime county in the north-west of England bordered by the Irish Sea, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and Merseyside.

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Lancashire (countable and uncountable, plural Lancashires)

  1. A type of cheese made in Lancashire, England.