Cambridgeshire

geographical name
Cam·​bridge·​shire | \ ˈkām-brij-ˌshir How to pronounce Cambridgeshire (audio) , -shər\
variants: or Cambridge or formerly Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely \ ˈē-​lē How to pronounce Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely (audio) \

Definition of Cambridgeshire

county of eastern England; capital Cambridge area 1364 square miles (3533 square kilometers), population 640,700

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