Shropshire

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Proper noun[edit]

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 notes[edit]

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