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EtymologyEdit

Old English Scrobbesbyrigscīr, from Scrobbesbyrig (Shrewsbury) + scīr (shire).

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Proper nounEdit

Shropshire

  1. An inland county of England bordered by the English counties of Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and the Welsh county of Powys and county borough of Wrexham.

Usage notesEdit

The name is sometimes abbreviated to Salop, hence the term Salopian.

NounEdit

Shropshire (plural Shropshires)

  1. One of an English breed of black-faced hornless sheep similar to the Southdown, but larger.