Meaning of “the Home Counties” in the English Dictionary

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"the Home Counties" in British English

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the Home Countiesnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˌhəʊm ˈkaʊn.tiz/ us /ˌhoʊm ˈkaʊn.t̬iz/

the counties (= areas) around London in southeast England, considered to be a place where rich people live

(Definition of “the Home Counties” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)