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(Placename) (functioning as singular or plural) a metropolitan county of central England, administered since 1986 by the unitary authorities of Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley, Sandwell, Birmingham, Solihull, and Coventry. Area: 899 sq km (347 sq miles)
a metropolitan county in central England. 2,624,300; 347 sq. mi. (899 sq. km).