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Hertfordshire

[ hahr-ferd-sheer, -sher, hahrt- ]
/ ˈhɑr fərdˌʃɪər, -ʃər, ˈhɑrt- /
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noun

a county in SE England. 631 sq. mi. (1,635 sq. km).

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Also called Hertford, Herts [hahrts, hurts]. /hɑrts, hɜrts/.

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Hertfordshire
/ (ˈhɑːtfədˌʃɪə, -ʃə) /

noun

a county of S England, bordering on Greater London in the south: mainly low-lying, with the Chiltern Hills in the northwest; largely agricultural; light industries, esp in the new towns. Administrative centre: Hertford. Pop: 1 040 900 (2003 est). Area: 1634 sq km (631 sq miles)
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