[not-ing-uh m-sheer, -sher or, U.S. often -ham-]
- a county in central England. 854 sq. mi. (2210 sq. km).
Also Nottingham, Notts [nots] /nɒts/.
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Notts had made enough runs for decency; it was time to get them out.The Wonder
J. D. Beresford
Mr. Rothwell died at Mansfield, Notts, in 1627, aged sixty-four.Lancashire Folk-lore
In the next place it appears from Thoroton's Notts, that the archbishop had no elder brother named Richard.
Mr. Mompesson was subsequently presented to the living of Eakring in Notts, where he died in 1708.
Again, Berneston Chapel, Notts, had been accustomed to have only three services a week.
- an inland county of central England: generally low-lying, with part of the S Pennines and the remnant of Sherwood Forest in the east. Nottingham became an independent unitary authority in 1998. Administrative centre: Nottingham. Pop (excluding Nottingham): 755 400 (2003 est). Area (excluding Nottingham): 2086 sq km (805 sq miles)Abbreviation: Notts
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