See also: somerset
From Old English Sumorsǣte, which is short for Sumortūnsǣte, meaning "the people living at or dependent upon Sumortūn (Somerton)". An alternative suggestion is that the name derives from *Seo-mere-sætan meaning "settlers by the sea lakes".
- A maritime county in the west of England bordered by Gloucestershire, Bristol, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon, the Severn estuary and the Bristol Channel.
- A home rule city, the county seat of Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States.
- A borough, the county seat of Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Terms derived from Somerset
county in England