Berwick



Also called Berwickshire
[ber-ik-sheer, -sher] /ˈbɛr ɪkˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA). a historic county in SE Scotland.
Berwick-upon-Tweed.
a city in E central Pennsylvania.
Contemporary Examples

Can Obama Solve America’s Health Care Crisis? Paul Farmer November 9, 2008
Runway vs. Housewives Choire Sicha August 18, 2009

Historical Examples

Curiousities of Great Britain: England and Wales Delineated Vol. 1 Thomas Dugdale
A Journey to America in 1834 Robert Heywood
Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems W.E. Aytoun
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth
Frontier Boys in the South Seas Wyn Roosevelt
Ravensdene Court J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
The Great Gold Rush W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis
The History of England from the Accession of James II. Thomas Babington Macaulay

noun
James Fitzjames, Duke of Berwick. 1670–1734, marshal of France and illegitimate son of James II of England. He led French forces during the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14)

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