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Buckinghamshire

[buhk-ing-uh m-sheer, -sher] /ˈbʌk ɪŋ əmˌʃɪər, -ʃər/
noun
1.
a county in S England. 294 sq. mi. (761 sq. km).
Also called Buckingham, Bucks.
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Buckinghamshire

/ˈbʌkɪŋəmˌʃɪə; -ʃə/
noun
1.
a county in SE central England, containing the Vale of Aylesbury and parts of the Chiltern Hills: the geographic and ceremonial county includes Milton Keynes, which became an independent unitary authority in 1997. Administrative centre: Aylesbury. Pop (excluding Milton Keynes): 478 000 (2003 est). Area (excluding Milton Keynes): 1568 sq km (605 sq miles) Bucks
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Word Origin and History for Buckinghamshire

Old English Buccingahamscir, from Buccingahamme (early 10c.), "River-bend land of the family or followers of a man called Bucca."

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