- a metropolitan county in central England. 347 sq. mi. (899 sq. km).
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So, about the middle of the century, imaginative poetry found a new home in the West-Midlands.
- (functioning as singular or plural) a metropolitan county of central England, administered since 1986 by the unitary authorities of Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley, Sandwell, Birmingham, Solihull, and Coventry. Area: 899 sq km (347 sq miles)
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