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
Translations

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.
In the past, most young people in Mombasa were asked to travel to their home counties to take part in the exercise because their ID cards read they are from upcountry counties.
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) chief executive officer Nancy Macharia recently sent shockwaves to school heads when she informed them that they will no longer serve in their home counties.
The resulting album is Home Counties - and it's another instant classic from a band who rarely, if ever, put a foot wrong.
The 21-practice group, based in London and the home counties, was bought by Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care in 2006.
If embattled Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is prosecuted for misusing government funds, his trial would be in Travis County, officials said Friday, despite a new law that sends some corruption cases against state officials and employees to their home counties.
You may notice that whenever cash is spent in the North it is referred to as "taxpayers' money", yet whenever vast amounts diverted to Greater London and the Home Counties it's always referred to as "government investment".
But despite the ruse, he went down a storm with the Home Counties set who dominate the Tory conference.
A bill that defines veterans and mental health courts as problem-solving courts and allows, in some cases, those facing charges in those courts to transfer them to their home counties passed the Florida Legislature.
They are a busted flush and we need a new alliance to take on the Home Counties Tories and their press accomplices.