Derbyshire vs Derby - What's the difference?

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derbyshire

English

Proper noun

(wikipedia Derbyshire) (en proper noun)
  • A midland county of England bounded by South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire.
  • derby

    English

    Noun

    (derbies)
  • Any of several annual horseraces.
  • By extension, any organized race.
  • (US) A bowler hat
  • *1906 , O. Henry,
  • *:He began to fan her with his hat. That was successful, for he struck her nose with the brim of his derby and she opened her eyes.
  • (sports) A local derby
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=April 15 , author=Saj Chowdhury , title=Norwich 2 - 1 Nott'm Forest , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Defeat sees Forest remain a point outside the top six with a derby against Leicester up next.}}

    Derived terms

    * demolition derby * local derby * roller derby

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