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English definition of “the Home Counties”

the Home Counties

noun [plural] uk   us  
the counties (= areas) around London in southeast England, considered to be a place where rich people liveNamed regions of countries
(Definition of the Home Counties from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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