Cambridgeshire



a county in E England. 1316 sq. mi. (3410 sq. km).
Contemporary Examples

Prince Philip Hospitalized: Doctors Report Success in Clearing Blocked Artery Tom Sykes December 23, 2011
Body at Queen’s Sandringham Estate Identified as Alisa Dmitrijeva Charlotte Edwardes January 8, 2012

Historical Examples

Can You Forgive Her? Anthony Trollope
Feudal England — Historical Studies On The Eleventh And Twelfth Centuries J.H. Round
A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II) Charles Creighton
The Butterflies of the British Isles Richard South
The Butterflies of the British Isles Richard South
The Days of My Life Mrs. Oliphant
Notes & Queries 1850.02.09 Various
The Days of My Life Mrs. Oliphant

noun
a county of E England, in East Anglia: includes the former counties of the Isle of Ely and Huntingdon and lies largely in the Fens: Peterborough became an independent unitary authority in 1998. Administrative centre: Cambridge. Pop (excluding Peterborough): 571 000 (2003 est). Area (excluding Peterborough): 3068 sq km (184 sq miles)

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