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1. (Placename) a town in SW Wales, in Pembrokeshire on Milford Haven: 11th-century castle where Henry VII was born. Pop (with Pembroke Dock): 15 890 (2001)
2. (Breeds) the smaller variety of corgi, usually having a short tail
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(ˈpɛm brʊkˌʃɪər, -ʃər, -broʊk-)

a historic county in Dyfed, in SW Wales. Also called Pembroke.
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Noun1.Pembroke - the smaller and straight-legged variety of corgi having pointed ears and a short tailPembroke - the smaller and straight-legged variety of corgi having pointed ears and a short tail
corgi, Welsh corgi - either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like head
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He wrote 'Arcadia' for the amusement of his sister, the Countess of Pembroke, during a period of enforced retirement beginning in 1580, but the book was not published until ten years later.
[Footnote: His name should never be spelled with a c .] Born in London in 1552, the son of a clothmaker, Spenser past from the newly established Merchant Taylors' school to Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, as a sizar, or poor student, and during the customary seven years of residence took the degrees of B.
Some of them are occupied with urging a youth of high rank, Shakspere's patron, who may have been either the Earl of Southampton or William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke, to marry and perpetuate his race; others hint the story, real or imaginary, of Shakspere's infatuation for a 'dark lady,' leading to bitter disillusion; and still others seem to be occasional expressions of devotion to other friends of one or the other sex.
Pembroke Howard, lawyer and bachelor, aged almost forty, was another old Virginian grandee with proved descent from the First Families.
Pembroke. With all their defects of temper and understanding, such men give me more pleasure than many who are better equipped and I think it is because they have worked regularly and honestly.
Knightley must take his seat with the rest round the large modern circular table which Emma had introduced at Hartfield, and which none but Emma could have had power to place there and persuade her father to use, instead of the smallsized Pembroke, on which two of his daily meals had, for forty years been crowded.
I do not wonder that Newton, with an attention habitually engaged on the paths of planets and suns, should have wondered what the Earl of Pembroke found to admire in "stone dolls." Sculpture may serve to teach the pupil how deep is the secret of form, how purely the spirit can translate its meanings into that eloquent dialect.
These strategic advantages coupled with substantial area economic incentives creates a very favorable leasing scenario for tenants," Pembroke continued.
The Isle of Inishmore, moored in Pembroke Dock, and the Ulysses, docked in Holyhead, were due to sail last Thursday.
Poem under 26: 1, Rhian Gwawr, Uwchaled, Clwyd; 2, Lowri Ann Roberts, Dyffrynn Tanat, Montgomeryshire; 3, Rhiannon Llewelyn, Llawhaden, Pembroke.
* Wild Oats leased a 32,000 s/f store at Pembroke Gardens in Pembroke Pines, FL.
The Pembroke refinery has a daily capacity of 270,000 barrels.

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