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Somerset


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Place Type
political
Description
Consists of a low-lying basin, bounded on the northeast by Mendip Hills and on the west by Quantock Hills; occupied by prehistoric peoples; Romans mined lead in area; formed part of Kingdom of Wessex in 7th century; distinctive "Zummerzetaheer" dialect is spoken in some areas.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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