county in central England: 1,015 sq mi (2,629 sq km)
- There are pleasant recreation grounds on the Derbyshire side of the river.
- In Edward II.'s time, the king's forest of the Peak, in Derbyshire, is especially mentioned as infested with wolves, and it was not until the reign of Henry VII.
- DERBYSHIRE, a north midland county of England, bounded N.
- The principal river is the Trent, which, rising in the Staffordshire moorlands, intersects the southern part of Derbyshire, and forms part of its boundary with Leicestershire.
- Direction, divides Derbyshire from Cheshire, and falls into the Mersey.