The phrase "shire county" applies, unofficially, to non-metropolitan counties in England, specifically those that are not unitary local authority areas.
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... A 'shire county' is a non-metropolitan county that has multiple districts ... Its name need not have 'shire' in it ... The term shire county is however unofficial ...
... (Type) BC Borough constituency, CC County constituency, UC University constituency ... Administrative County in Notes) B shire county of Berkshire, GL Greater London (from 1965), H administrative/shire county of Hertfordshire (from 1965), L ...
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“In the county there are thirty-seven churches
and no butcher shop. This could be taken
as a matter of all form and no content.”
—Maxine Kumin (b. 1925)