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Northamptonshire

[ nawr-thamp-tuhn-sheer, -sher, nawrth-hamp- ]
/ nɔrˈθæmp tənˌʃɪər, -ʃər, nɔrθˈhæmp- /
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noun
a county in central England. 914 sq. mi. (2,365 sq. km).
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Also called Northampton.
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Northamptonshire
/ (nɔːˈθæmptənˌʃɪə, -ʃə, nɔːθˈhæmp-) /

noun
a county of central England: agriculture, food processing, engineering, and footwear industries. Administrative centre: Northampton. Pop: 642 700 (2003 est). Area: 2367 sq km (914 sq miles)Abbreviation: Northants
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