Berwickshire

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Berwickshire

(bĕr`ĭkshər, –shĭr) or

Berwick

(bĕr`ĭk), former county, SE Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Berwickshire became (1975) part of the new Borders region (now the Scottish Borders council area).

Berwickshire

(until 1975) a county of SE Scotland: part of the Borders region from 1975 to 1996, now part of Scottish Borders council area
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