Dorset

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Location of Dorset in England

Etymology[edit]

From the county town of Dorchester.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɔː(ɹ).sɪt/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)sɪt

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Dorset

  1. A maritime county of England, bounded by Somerset, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Devon and the English Channel.
  2. A unitary authority in England which includes all of the traditional county except Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, a separate unitary authority.
  3. A place name elsewhere:
    1. A local government area in north-east Tasmania, Australia.
    2. A community in Haliburton County, Ontario, Canada.
    3. An unincorporated community in Henrietta Township, Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States.
    4. A township and unincorporated community therein, in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States, named after Dorset, Vermont.
    5. A town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States, named after the English county.

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