Black Country


noun
  1. a district in the English Midlands, around Birmingham: so called from the soot and grime produced by the many local industries.

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How to use Black Country in a sentence

  • It was a wonderful change for two Birmingham operatives fresh from the Black Country.

    Mugby Junction | Charles Dickens

British Dictionary definitions for Black Country

Black Country

noun
  1. the Black Country the formerly heavily industrialized region of central England, northwest of Birmingham

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