- an inland county of central England: generally low-lying, with part of the S Pennines
and the remnant of Sherwood Forest in the east. Nottingham became an independent unitary
authority in 1998. Administrative centre: Nottingham. Pop (excluding Nottingham):
755 400 (2003 est). Area (excluding Nottingham): 2086 sq km (805 sq miles) Notts
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