Shropshire

A breed of sheep that originated in the counties of Shropshire and Staffordshire in central western England. The breed became known by its present name beginning in 1848. First imported into the United States in about 1855.

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  • Shropshire — Geografie Status Zeremonielle Grafschaft Region: West Midlands Fläche: 3.487 km² Historische Hauptstadt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shropshire — (abreviado salop o shrop) es un condado de Inglaterra, en el Reino Unido. Su capital es Shrewsbury. Localización del condado de Shropshire. Limita con Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, y con los condados galeses de Powys y… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shropshire — (abreviado salop o shrop) es un condado de Inglaterra, en el Reino Unido. Su capital es Shrewsbury. Limita con Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, y con los condados galeses de Powys y Clwyd. Shropshire es uno de los condados… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Shropshire — er et engelsk provins (county) i Midtengland. Det er et af Englands mest landlige områder. Den officielle provinshovedby er Shrewsbury, men Ludlow anses traditionelt for at være hovedbyen, da Ludlows borg tidligere var en kongelig residens.… …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Shropshire — Shrop shire, n. [From Shropshire, country of England.] An English breed of black faced hornless sheep similar to the Southdown, but larger, now extensively raised in many parts of the world. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shropshire — Shropshire1 [shräp′shir shräp′shər] n. any of a breed of medium sized, dark faced sheep, orig. developed in Shropshire Shropshire2 [shräp′shir shräp′shər] county in W England: 1,347 sq mi (3,488 sq km); pop. 406,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Shropshire [1] — Shropshire (spr. schróppschĭr, Salop), Grafschaft im westlichen England, von Wales, Cheshire, Stafford , Worcester und Herefordshire umgeben, hat einen Flächenraum von 3478 qkm (63,2 QM.) und (1901) 239,324 Einw. (68 auf 1 qkm). Hauptstadt ist… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Shropshire [2] — Shropshire, s. Schaf, S. 675 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Shropshire — (spr. schroppschĭr), Shrop, Salop, Grafschaft im westl. England, 3478 qkm, (1901) 239.321 E., vom Severn durchflossen; Hauptstadt Shrewsbury …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Shropshire —   [ ʃrɔpʃɪə], 1974 80 Salop [ sæləp], County in England, an Wales angrenzend, 3 490 km2, 419 900 Einwohner; Verwaltungssitz ist Shrewsbury. Die County gehört zur Wirtschaftsplanungsregion West Midlands (Midlands). Im Norden (Tiefland) wird… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Shropshire — shortened form of the old spelling of SHREWSBURY (Cf. Shrewsbury) + shire …   Etymology dictionary

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