Home Counties


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Home Counties

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(Placename) the counties surrounding London
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Noun1.Home Counties - the English counties surrounding London into which Greater London has expanded
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Essex - a county in southeastern England on the North Sea and the Thames estuary
Hertfordshire - a county in southern England
Kent - a county in southeastern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, it was the first to be colonized by the Romans
Surrey - a county in southeastern England on the Thames
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Home Counties

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Had the Martians aimed only at destruction, they might on Monday have annihilated the entire population of London, as it spread itself slowly through the home counties.
Albans to relieve the congestion of the home counties.
Old SmallWays went to his grave under an intricate network of wires and cables, for Bun Hill became not only a sort of minor centre of power distribution--the Home Counties Power Distribution Company set up transformers and a generating station close beside the old gas-works--but, also a junction on the suburban mono-rail system.
But despite the ruse, he went down a storm with the Home Counties set who dominate the Tory conference.
Suburbs remain the fastest growing slices of Texas, but significant chunks of their populations work outside their home counties, new U.
They are a busted flush and we need a new alliance to take on the Home Counties Tories and their press accomplices.
If you live in the Home Counties, beware the Brummy sperm bank.
Twenty-three women were chosen to represent Irish communities in their home counties, cities, states and countries over the weekend as part of the Rose of Tralee Regional Festival in Co Laois.
I certainly did notice that the Somerset areas that had been flooded since December 2013 did not get any real help until the river Thames in the Home Counties flooded.
Councillors in Home Counties such as Berkshire and Hampshire previously requested permission to use stronger poisons in a bid to tackle the new strain of rats which plagued the area.
vvTHE 1995 Scottish Champion Hurdle and County Hurdle winner, Home Counties, has died aged 23.
com)-- Damp proofing from London Home Counties is an important home improvement needed to keep homes habitable and comfortable.