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Definition 1: British breed of large heavy draft horse - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for shire in the sense of this definition

(shire is a kind of ...) horse adapted for drawing heavy loads

Definition 2: a former administrative district of England; equivalent to a county - [noun denoting location]

(shire is a kind of ...) a district defined for administrative purposes

(shire is a part of ...) the town or city that is the seat of government for a shire

(shire belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

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