American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An early Native American culture flourishing in small coastal settlements in northern Greenland and the eastern Canadian Arctic south to Newfoundland from about 800 B.C. to A.D. 1000.
- A region of southwest England on the English Channel. Part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex, it was used as the setting for many of Thomas Hardy's novels.
- After Cape Dorset, Baffin Island, site of excavations. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“DORSET - With three towns reporting, incumbent Republican Patti Komline appears to have won the race to represent the Bennington-Rutland legislative district that includes Dorset, Danby,”
“DBRG, the word around the parade rooms in Dorset is that they opened the recruiting lines up for the week, and ended up closing them on 11AM of the first day.”
“And the OT opportunities come Olympics time should be LEGENDARY in Dorset! on February 12, 2010 at 4: 37 pm MPS Probie”
““Violent offences such as that against Mr Guest continue to fall in Dorset for the seventh successive year.””
“Last month the popular retirement area of Poole in Dorset said its two remaining cemeteries would run out of space within a year, while in Wales church leaders have warned of a "burial crisis", with a quarter of grounds already full and 43% with fewer than 20 spaces left.”
“Under Labour it tried to persuade cabinet ministers to use Poundbury, the prince's mock Georgian village in Dorset, as a model for ecotowns; advised the Department of Health on the design of hospitals; and lobbied the Treasury, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Department of Culture on design matters.”
“Both passages were written at Racedown in Dorset, among the poorest of agricultural counties at the end of the eighteenth century.”
“By now Wordsworth had moved from Racedown in Dorset to Alfoxden in”
“I wish you all a happy holiday in Dorset Newms, my favourite English County.”
“Mike Best, head of Beaminster secondary school, a mixed comprehensive in Dorset, took part in the survey.”
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