West Country


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West Country

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(Placename) the West Country the southwest of England, esp Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset
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Noun1.West Country - the southwestern part of England (including Cornwall and Devon and Somerset)
England - a division of the United Kingdom
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West Country

n the West Countryil sud-ovest dell'Inghilterra
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It is suggestive that during the last three years there have been four considerable burglaries in the west country, for none of which was any criminal ever arrested.
Thus I had made certain of the hound, and had guessed at the criminal before ever we went to the west country.
And in the Country of the Munchkins, over at the East, everything is blue; and in the South country of the Quadlings everything is red; and in the West country of the Winkies, where the Tin Woodman rules, everything is yellow."
She seemed so well comparatively that I, having still the remnants of an illness to shake off, was to take a holiday in Switzerland, and then return for her, when we were all to go to the much-loved manse of her much-loved brother in the west country. So she had many preparations on her mind, and the morning was the time when she had any strength to carry them out.
It was a cheery companion, gurgling and chuckling as it ran, like the dear old trout-stream in the West Country where I have fished at night in my boyhood.
It drifts apart like a forgotten dream; and it was in the hour of many dreams, at daybreak and very soon after the end of dark, that such a strange sight was given to a man sculling a boat down a river in the West country. The man was awake; indeed, he considered himself rather wide awake, being the political journalist, Harold March, on his way to interview various political celebrities in their country seats.
"Well, down they came to the west country, there was no shaking them off, and there they have lived rent free on my best land ever since.
Nicholls and Thomas had to play second fiddle to Philip Hobbs and Richard Johnson in the novice hurdle when Earth Planet was outdone by Cryptic, and it was another West Country trainer who helped make it six from six for the region with the Buckfastleigh-based Miranda Bragg sending out Festival Flyer to take the 2m6f handicap hurdle.
West Country Cheddar has been perfectly blended with Gaymer's Orchard Reserve Stewley cider and real apple pieces, thanks to a licensed deal with owner Gaymer's Cider Company.
WEST Country cottages by the sea are still available for Easter from Toad Hall Cottages (0845-612 6776' www.toadhallcottages.com).
Cardiff-based Denbe Display has acquired a West Country company for an undisclosed sum.
Cwmni Tref Caernarfon has been chosen as a finalist in the Wales and West Country regional heats of the National Business Awards and is up for two awards - the Orange Award for Bright Business and the Business Innovation of the Year Award.

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