Brecknockshire [brek-nuh k-sheer, -sher, -nok-] EXAMPLES| noun a historic county in S Wales, now part of Powys, Gwent, and Mid Glamorgan.

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  • Theophilus Jones, in his History of Brecknockshire (1805-9), ii.

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  • Brecknockshire, according to fable, is called after this king.

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  • Brecon, the county town of Brecknockshire, lies upon the River Usk, and was formerly defended by walls and gates.

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  • History has fixed this spot as the scene of action where the fate of Brecknockshire Scene of a Welsh battle.

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  • Brecknockshire, alone of the South p. 203Wales counties, enjoyed exemption from these disturbances.

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