Chiantishire


Chiantishire
(BrE ironic)
a humorous name for Tuscany, an area of Italy which is very fashionable among rich British people. Many British people live there, and many more spend their summer holidays there. Chianti is the name of a wine produced in Tuscany:

They’ve invited us to stay at their villa in Chiantishire.

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