Northamptonshire

geographical name
North·​amp·​ton·​shire | \ nȯr-ˈtham(p)-tən-ˌshir How to pronounce Northamptonshire (audio) , -shər, nȯrth-ˈham(p)- \
variants: or Northampton or Northants \ nȯr-​ˈthan(t)s How to pronounce Northants (audio) \

Definition of Northamptonshire

county of central England; capital Northampton area 947 square miles (2453 square kilometers), population 692,000

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“Northamptonshire.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Northamptonshire. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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