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Dorsetshire,

England: see DorsetDorset,
county (1991 pop. 645,200), 1,025 sq mi (2,655 sq km), SW England, on the English Channel. The county seat is Dorchester, and the county is divided into six administrative districts: West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland, North Dorset, Purbeck, East Dorset, and Christchurch.
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In the "Present Day" chapter of Woolf's 1937 novel, The Years, elderly Eleanor Pargiter regrets the "little red villas all along the road" that she observed on a recent trip to Dorsetshire and her agitated nephew North complains to his family, "how you've spoilt England while I've been away" (TY 275).
I still find it difficult to start with East Dorsetshire, which is what Bournemouth are.
By the first Newfoundland Census in 1836, 12 families called Pushthrough home, and the population--principally English from Dorsetshire and Somerset and almost all Anglican--had grown to 86.
Ian went to remember his mother's uncle's L-Cpl Walter Dean Brittain, a brass moulder, who died on the first day of the Somme, July 1, 1916, while fighting for the Commercials, and William Brittain, who died six weeks later on August 28 and who had been serving with the Dorsetshire Regiment.
Ian went to remember his mother's uncles Lance Corporal Walter Dean Brittain, a brass moulder, who died on the first day of the Somme, July 1 1916, fighting for the Commercials and William Brittain who died six weeks later on August 28 and who had been serving with the Dorsetshire Regiment.
Atkinson, "History of the Second Battalion, The Dorsetshire Regiment, 1914-1919," in Anon.
However, after the 5 April attack on Colombo and the subsequent sinking of the British cruisers Dorsetshire and Cornwall, suspicion built among Nagumo's staff that British carriers might be nearby after all.
Appleton At the outbreak of war, Albert joined the 1st Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment, part of the 5th Division of the British Expeditionary Force.
the County of Dorsetshire, and the Downs about Salisbury, only, not lying so high from the Surface of the Water, and the Soil being a good fruitful dark Mould" (254).
For example, Samuel Goodrichs popular adolescent educational book, Peter Parley's Wonders of the Earth, Sea, and Sky (1840), gives pride of place to the ichthyosaur in chapter two, entitled "What Creatures Once Lived Where Dorsetshire In England Now Is" (7).
The larger setting is the seaside town of Lyme Regis, on the border of Devonshire and Dorsetshire, but the specific location is the Cobb, a stone pier designed to compensate for Lyme's otherwise unsafe portage.
El principal exponente de la tendencia empirista y naturalista de Oxford es Roger Bacon, nacido en 1210/1214 en Dorsetshire, Inglaterra.