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(ˈbʌkɪŋəmˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) a county in SE central England, containing the Vale of Aylesbury and parts of the Chiltern Hills: the geographic and ceremonial county includes Milton Keynes, which became an independent unitary authority in 1997. Administrative centre: Aylesbury. Pop (excluding Milton Keynes): 478 000 (2003 est). Area (excluding Milton Keynes): 1568 sq km (605 sq miles). Abbreviation: Bucks


(ˈbʌk ɪŋ əmˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

a county in S England. 640,200; 294 sq. mi. (761 sq. km). Also called Buckingham, Bucks.
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We're delighted with our win," said Honan, who is a former ESPN commentator and current managing director of Magnolia Park Golf Club in Buckinghamshire, England.
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