"Somerset, maritime county in SW. of England, bounded N. and NE.
by the Bristol Channel and the estuary of the Severn, and from NE. round
to SW. by the counties of Gloucester, Wilts, Dorset, and Devon; greatest
length, N. and S., 43 miles; greatest breadth, E. and W., 67 miles; area,
1,049,812 acres, population 469,101"
from Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887
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