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Rutland,

county (1991 pop. 32,400), 152 sq mi (394 sq km), central England; administratively, Rutland is a unitary authority (since 1997). Rutland has a rolling terrain and is a rural upland area largely devoted to tillage and pasturage. It also contains a massive artificial reservoir created in the late 1970s. Iron ore and limestone are extracted from Rutland, which also manufactures cement, clothing, electrical products, and plastics. A 12th-century castle and a 14th-century church are in the vicinity. From 1974 to 1997 Rutland was a district in Leicestershire.

Rutland,

city (1990 pop. 18,230), seat of Rutland co., W Vt., at the junction of Otter and East creeks; settled c.1770, inc. as a city 1892. It is a trade and tourist center with many small industries. Marble quarrying, which began c.1845, still flourishes in the area. The headquarters of the Green Mountain National Forest, Rutland is surrounded by mountains, lakes, streams, and nearby skiing and recreational areas. The College of St. Joseph is in the city.

Rutland

an inland county of central England: the smallest of the historical English counties, it became part of Leicestershire in 1974 but was reinstated as an independent unitary authority in 1997: mainly agricultural. Administrative centre: Oakham. Pop.: 35 700 (2003 est.). Area: 394 sq. km (152 sq. miles)
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They enjoy a relatively good climate but living in Rutland comes at a price, and the cost of living there is higher than in many other parts of Britain.
Rutland pleaded guilty at the earliest opportunity and had no previous convictions, she added.
Anya Horwood, prosecuting, told how Rutland was in town with a friend when he met the two teens.
Thus the old county of Rutland was restored and Oakham is the county town once more.
Nick Johnson, corporate finance advisory partner at Deloitte in Birmingham and adviser to Rutland on the deal, said: 'This is yet more evidence that Birmingham advisers can punch their weight in even the most complex of deals and also a sign that there are quality sizeable deals still to be had.
Truly, size doesn't matter when it comes to enjoying yourself in Rutland.
The dust settled on the argument when Burnside made the long trip from Durham to fish the South Arm at Rutland from a boat, tempting the new record with a fry pattern on a fast-sinking line while drifting through Manton Bay.
Rutland met Jessie briefly on five separate occasions in two months outside the Royal Oak pub - known to locals in Loughton, Essex, as the Royal Coke.
Speaking to The Advocate from Rutland, a working-class town not too far from Vermont's Killington ski area, Moats said he is thrilled by the overwhelming support now heading his way.
The security papers appear to show no evidence that Rutland passed on classified British documents to the Japanese intelligence services.
The Rutland Solitaire collator/butterer is the industry's only combined bread collating and buttering machine with a compact onboard processor and heated butter boxes for fast even spreading of butter in a chilled environment.
Rutland estimates that she has eaten more than 50,000 Cup Cakes.