Derbyshire

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Derbyshire

(ˈdɑːbɪˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
n
(Placename) a county of N central England: contains the Peak District and several resorts with mineral springs: the geographical and ceremonial county includes the city of Derby, which became an independent unitary authority in 1997. Administrative centre: Matlock. Pop (excluding Derby city): 743 000 (2003 est). Area (excluding Derby city): 2551 sq km (985 sq miles)

Der•by•shire

(ˈdɜr biˌʃɪər, -ʃər; Brit. ˈdɑr-)

n.
a county in central England. 988,800; 1060 sq. mi. (2630 sq. km).