- a county in E England. 1316 sq. mi. (3410 sq. km).
Also called Cambridge.
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The rest of the family arrived in Britain a year later and they settled in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.Body at Queen’s Sandringham Estate Identified as Alisa Dmitrijeva
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Papworth Hospital, a cardiac specialty facility in Cambridgeshire, said the procedure was carried out “successfully.”Prince Philip Hospitalized: Doctors Report Success in Clearing Blocked Artery
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She was the best creature in the world; but Cambridgeshire was not a pleasant county.The Young Duke
Skates are still called pattens by the fenmen of Cambridgeshire.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)
This man—that is, the leader of the band—hails we believe from Cambridgeshire.Sinks of London Laid Open
But I tried her pretty high the other day; and she's in the Cambridgeshire.Loyalties (Fifth Series Plays)
Other centres in 1665 were in Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)
- a county of E England, in East Anglia: includes the former counties of the Isle of Ely and Huntingdon and lies largely in the Fens: Peterborough became an independent unitary authority in 1998. Administrative centre: Cambridge. Pop (excluding Peterborough): 571 000 (2003 est). Area (excluding Peterborough): 3068 sq km (184 sq miles)