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(Placename) a county of SW England, situated around the lower Severn valley: contains the Forest of Dean and the main part of the Cotswold Hills: the geographical and ceremonial county includes the unitary authority of South Gloucestershire (part of Avon county from 1974 to 1996). Administrative centre: Gloucester. Pop (excluding South Gloucestershire): 568 500 (2003 est). Area (excluding South Gloucestershire): 2643 sq km (1020 sq miles). Abbreviation: Glos
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Glouces•ter•shire(ˈglɒs tərˌʃɪər, -ʃər, ˈglɔ stər-)
a county in SW England. 538,800; 1255 sq. mi. (2640 sq. km). Co. seat: Gloucester. Also called Gloucester.
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