from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region of southeast England. Dominated by Mercia and Wessex in Anglo-Saxon times, it was overrun by the Danes in the ninth century.
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- proper n. An inland county of England bordered by London, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Middlesex, Kent, Sussex and Berkshire.
- proper n. A city in British Columbia, Canada, near Vancouver.
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Banstead and Woodmansterne churches have many memorials to the Lamberts, one of the very old Surrey families; and it is from Garratt's H.ll, whose grounds border Banstead village, that Colonel F.A.H. Lambert dedicates his _Guide to Surrey_, a valuable little pocket-book, to Admiral Charles Mathew Buckle, head of another ancient Surrey family.
Miss Gertrude Jekyll, who has written so much of Surrey gardens, and has her own wonderful garden at Munstead not much more than a mile away, has described in her fascinating book, _Old West Surrey_, the carrying of fish for the London market from the seaport towns through
SURREY, B.C. - A woman from the Vancouver suburb of Surrey has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the strangulation of her common-law husband.
SURREY, B.C. - Misdialed calls to India are being blamed for the 44 per cent jump in accidental 911 calls in the Vancouver suburb of Surrey over the past year.
SURREY - A Surrey restaurant was on lockdown Monday evening.
SURREY, B.C. - RCMP in Surrey, B.C. have identified a suspect in the latest shooting to rock Metro Vancouver.
SURREY, B.C. - A B.C. gang member has pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree murder in the October 2007 massacre of six people in the Vancouver suburb of Surrey.
SURREY, B.C. - Mounties in Surrey, B.C., say a woman who died in a car accident last month appears to have been killed by her laptop computer.
SURREY - The Bishop Ryan baseball team used a strong pitching performance from Daniel Himmerick to split a pair of games Saturday with Surrey.
SURREY, B.C. - Police on Saturday announced new charges in the execution-style deaths of six men - two of them innocent bystanders - in a Surrey apartment unit in 2007, but said their work in the massive investigation is not yet done.
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