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Oxfordshire

[ oks-ferd-sheer, -sher ]
/ ˈɒks fərdˌʃɪər, -ʃər /
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noun
a county in S England. 1,008 sq. mi. (2,610 sq. km).
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Also called Oxford, Oxon.
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Oxfordshire
/ (ˈɒksfədˌʃɪə, -ʃə) /

noun
an inland county of S central England: situated mostly in the basin of the Upper Thames, with the Cotswolds in the west and the Chilterns in the southeast. Administrative centre: Oxford. Pop: 615 200 (2003 est). Area: 2608 sq km (1007 sq miles)Abbreviation: Oxon
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