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

History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia Charles Campbell
Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
The New Gresham Encyclopedia Various
Bygone Punishments William Andrews
The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume VI Various
Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys Dugald Butler and Herbert Story
Wilson’s Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume III Various
The English and Scottish Popular Ballads (Volume I of 5) Various
The Paladins of Edwin the Great Clements R. Markham
Curious Epitaphs Various

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