Black Country


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Black Country

A highly industrialized region of west-central England adjoining Birmingham.

Black Country

n
(Placename) the Black Country the formerly heavily industrialized region of central England, northwest of Birmingham
Translations

Black Country

n (British) the Black Country → le Pays noir (région industrielle des Midlands)

Black Country

n (Brit) the Black Countryzona industriale dell'Inghilterra centrale
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On, through many tunnels into the black country itself, where the furnace fires burned oftener, but the signs of habitation were fewer.
He turned his head the other way, and the cold black country seemed to frown him off, and drive him for a refuge into its hospitable arms.
Creative Black Country, one of 21 Creative People and Places (CPP) projects across the country, received PS1,403,154 from Arts Council England, who fund CPP.
Walsall council, on behalf of the black country technical assistance team (bcta), is seeking a high quality training provider to plan and deliver erdf workshops to black country organisations as part of an intensive capacity building programme.
A motion to fly the Black Country flag outside the city council's offices permanently is set to be discussed at a meeting of Wolverhampton's full council this week.
BIRMINGHAM and the Black Country imported PS5.3 billion pounds more goods from the EU than it did the rest of the world last year.
YAM not going to believe this, but the author of the world's first Black Country dictionary is battling for a GCSE exam in the language.
MPs took the Black Country Flag to Parliament this week to mark Black Country Day.
SUPER group Black Country Communion are to play their first date in Wales in summer.
THE Evening Telegraph has teamed up with the Black Country Living Museum to offer two families the chance of winning a VIP day out at the Black Country Living Museum.
The Black Country: the very name conjures up images of the smokestacks of Britain's industrial revolution.
The "Black Country" (so-called because of the effect of the belching chimneys of the iron works in the early industrial revolution) refers to the cluster of towns immediately northwest of Birmingham.

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