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(ˈwɒrɪkˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) a county of central England: until 1974, when the West Midlands metropolitan county was created, it contained one of the most highly industrialized regions in the world, centred on Birmingham. Administrative centre: Warwick. Pop: 519 300 (2003 est). Area: 1981 sq km (765 sq miles)


(ˈwɔr ɪkˌʃɪər, -ʃər, ˌwɒr-)

a county in central England. 489,900; 765 sq. mi. (1980 sq. km). Also called Warwick.
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James Burne Worson was a shoemaker who lived in Leamington, Warwickshire, England.
To be certain, sir, it is a wonderful thing, and I have been thinking with myself ever since, how it was she came to know it; not but I saw an old woman here t'other day a begging at the door, who looked as like her we saw in Warwickshire, that caused all that mischief to us.
You leave your good father, my dear, in hands as earnest and as loving as your own; he shall be taken every conceivable care of; during the next fortnight, while you are in Warwickshire and thereabouts, even Tellson's shall go to the wall (comparatively speaking) before him.
There is a large family place in Warwickshire, and a chateau, just now, I am afraid, in the hands of the Germans.
Certes, I should have been in the river now but for you, for I was born in Warwickshire, which is but a dry county, and there are few who swim in those parts.
Is she related to the Warwickshire Millers of Duxborough House?
He was born in 1564 in the good-sized village of Stratford-on-Avon in Warwickshire, near the middle of England, where the level but beautiful country furnished full external stimulus for a poet's eye and heart.
The festival, developed by the Coventry & Warwickshire Growth Hub and the Coventry & Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), will run for the first time from November 20 to December 1.
Lot 1 Single Point of Access for the Warwickshire Fitter Futures Programme and Physical Activity/Healthy Lifestyle on Referral Programme.
Although this is a fixture Warwickshire are unlikely to ever win against the cream of the Midlands, they were determined to give their best to limit the shots difference.
Piper and Brown, teammates when Warwickshire won county cricket's first trophy treble in 1994, were informed that they needed to apply to stay at Edgbaston.

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