Black Country

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Black Country

A highly industrialized region of west-central England adjoining Birmingham.
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Black Country

n
(Placename) the Black Country the formerly heavily industrialized region of central England, northwest of Birmingham
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Black Country

n (British) the Black Country → le Pays noir (région industrielle des Midlands)
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Black Country

n (Brit) the Black Countryzona industriale dell'Inghilterra centrale
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We're soon attended to by a chatty barman, who easily slips from Black Country English to Meirionnydd Welsh on prompting.
One of the main reasons we have a bad reputation is that critics commonly confuse Brummie with Black Country English. Now that's a blartin' shame, aynit, aer kid?

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