There are 2 main definitions of Hampshire in English:

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Hampshire 1

Pronunciation: /ˈhampʃ(ɪ)ə/
A county on the coast of southern England; county town, Winchester.

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There are 2 main definitions of Hampshire in English:

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Hampshire 2

Pronunciation: /ˈhampʃ(ɪ)ə/

noun

A pig of a black breed with a white saddle and erect ears: [as modifier]: a Hampshire sow
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  • This is possibly our best Hampshire sow on the farm.
  • The Hampshires, which are a heavily muscled, lean meat breed, are the third most recorded breed of the pigs in the United States.

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