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Definitions for Ayrshire
ˈɛər ʃɪər, -ʃərayr·shire

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ayrshirenoun

    hardy breed of dairy cattle from Ayr, Scotland


  1. Ayrshirenoun

    One of a breed of cattle from Ayrshire, Scotland, notable for the quantity and quality of their milk.

  2. Ayrshirenoun

    A traditional county in Scotland.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ayrshirenoun

    one of a superior breed of cattle from Ayrshire, Scotland. Ayrshires are notable for the quantity and quality of their milk


  1. Ayrshire

    Ayrshire is a registration county, and former administrative county in south-west Scotland, United Kingdom, located on the shores of the Firth of Clyde. Its principal towns include Ayr, Kilmarnock and Irvine. The population of Ayrshire is approximately 366,800. The town of Troon on the coast has hosted the The Open Championship twice in the last seven years and eight times in total. Approximately 200,000 visitors came to Troon during the 2004 Open. It was the members of Prestwick Golf Club who first created The Open Championship in 1860 with the club hosting the event twenty-four times up until 1925.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Ayrshire

    a large and wealthy county in the W. of Scotland, bordered on the W. by the Firth of Clyde, agricultural and pastoral, with a large coal-field and thriving manufactures; its divisions, Carrick, to the S. of the Doon; Kyle, between the Doon and the Irvine, and Cunningham, on the N.; concerning which there is an old rhyme: "Kyle for a man, Carrick for a coo, Cunningham for butter and cheese, Galloway for 'oo."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ayrshire in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ayrshire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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