Home Counties

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Home Counties

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(Placename) the counties surrounding London
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Noun1.Home Counties - the English counties surrounding London into which Greater London has expanded
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Essex - a county in southeastern England on the North Sea and the Thames estuary
Hertfordshire - a county in southern England
Kent - a county in southeastern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, it was the first to be colonized by the Romans
Surrey - a county in southeastern England on the Thames
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Home Counties

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References in classic literature ?
Had the Martians aimed only at destruction, they might on Monday have annihilated the entire population of London, as it spread itself slowly through the home counties.
Albans to relieve the congestion of the home counties.
The 21-practice group, based in London and the home counties, was bought by Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care in 2006.
You may notice that whenever cash is spent in the North it is referred to as "taxpayers' money", yet whenever vast amounts diverted to Greater London and the Home Counties it's always referred to as "government investment".
But despite the ruse, he went down a storm with the Home Counties set who dominate the Tory conference.
They are a busted flush and we need a new alliance to take on the Home Counties Tories and their press accomplices.
If you live in the Home Counties, beware the Brummy sperm bank.
I certainly did notice that the Somerset areas that had been flooded since December 2013 did not get any real help until the river Thames in the Home Counties flooded.
When people suggest that is somehow demeaning to the Valleys, I suggest that they look at the Home Counties of England, where there is a long tradition of commuting to work in London.
The team, who run H Samuel and Ernest Jones stores from Yorkshire to the Home Counties, were touched by their visit to support local life limited children at Acorns, their charity of the year.
Volvo Car Corporation, a Sweden-based automaker, has named Royston-based Capital Plant Solutions as its new utility equipment dealer, covering North London, Essex, The Home Counties north and Cambridgeshire.