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(ˈdɑːbɪˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(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)


(ˈdɜr biˌʃɪər, -ʃər; Brit. ˈdɑr-)

a county in central England. 988,800; 1060 sq. mi. (2630 sq. km).
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He seems to think that what he can do in Derbyshire, England, he can do in Wales.
Visitors turned out in droves for Hill-head 2016, which took place over three days at Tarmac's Hillhead Quarry, near Buxton, Derbyshire, England. Despite a wet middle day, 18,655 unique visitors attended this year's event--representing a 7.1 percent increase in attendance over the previous show held in 2014.
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Auctioneer Charles Hanson told The Guardian it was a remarkable find, originating from the family home in Derbyshire, England.
Built in 1904, it was inspired by the 16th century estate of the Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth House, in North Derbyshire, England.
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He bought a painting a dozen years ago at a local antiques shop to help brighten up a Derbyshire, England, retreat home run by his church.
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Mason Cash has been a cherished British brand for over 200 years; their line of handcrafted ceramics debuted in Derbyshire, England in 1800.