Derbyshire

[ dur-bee-sheer, -sher; British dahr-bi-sheer, -sher ]
/ ˈdɜr biˌʃɪər, -ʃər; British ˈdɑr bɪˌʃɪər, -ʃər /

noun

a county in central England. 1060 sq. mi. (2630 sq. km).
Also called Derby.
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Derbyshire

/ (ˈdɑːbɪˌʃɪə, -ʃə) /

noun

a county of N central England: contains the Peak District and several resorts with mineral springs: the geographical and ceremonial county includes the city of Derby, which became an independent unitary authority in 1997. Administrative centre: Matlock. Pop (excluding Derby city): 743 000 (2003 est). Area (excluding Derby city): 2551 sq km (985 sq miles)
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