n. Chiefly British
A county seat. Also called shire town.
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Peeblesshire — infobox Scotland county County= Peebles SizeRank= 25th Size= 222,240 acres (899 km²) Water= ? CountyTown= Peebles ChapmanCode=PEEPeeblesshire ( Siorrachd nam Pùballan in Gaelic), the County of Peebles or Tweeddale was a county of Scotland. Its… … Wikipedia
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