Cambridgeshire

[ keym-brij-sheer, -sher ]
/ ˈkeɪm brɪdʒˌʃɪər, -ʃər /

noun

a county in E England. 1,316 sq. mi. (3,410 sq. km).

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Cambridgeshire
/ (ˈkeɪmbrɪdʒˌʃɪə, -ʃə) /

noun

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)
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