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Worcestershire

[ woos-ter-sheer, -sher ]
/ ˈwʊs tərˌʃɪər, -ʃər /
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noun

a former county in W central England, now part of Hereford and Worcester.

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Worcestershire
/ (ˈwʊstəˌʃɪə, -ʃə) /

noun

a county of W central England, formerly (1974–98) part of Hereford and Worcester. Administrative centre: Worcester. Pop: 549 300 (2003 est). Area: 1742 sq km (674 sq miles)
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