Buckinghamshire

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Buckinghamshire

[buhk-ing-uhm-sheer, -sher]
noun
a county in S England. 294 sq. mi. (761 sq. km).
Also called Buckingham, Bucks.
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Buckinghamshire (ˈbʌkɪŋəmˌʃɪə, -ʃə)
 
n
Bucks 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)

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