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(ˈnɒtɪŋəmˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) an inland county of central England: generally low-lying, with part of the S Pennines and the remnant of Sherwood Forest in the east. Nottingham became an independent unitary authority in 1998. Administrative centre: Nottingham. Pop (excluding Nottingham): 755 400 (2003 est). Area (excluding Nottingham): 2086 sq km (805 sq miles). Abbreviation: Notts


(ˈnɒt ɪŋ əmˌʃɪər, -ʃər; U.S. often -hæm-)

a county in central England. 1,015,500; 854 sq. mi. (2210 sq. km). Also called Nottingham, Notts (nots).
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He signed as a reservist in 2005, joining 504 County of Nottingham Squadron of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force.
Mr Hildred, aged 80, from Welford-on-Avon, near Stratford, served in the 504 County of Nottingham Squadron.
You've got to be where the heart beats - in the city and county of Nottingham.