Midlands

geographical name Mid·lands \ ˈmid-ləndz \

Definition of Midlands

the central counties of England usually considered to comprise Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, and part of the former county of Hereford and Worcester

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