- a lake in NW England, in Cumbria, in the Lake District, southwest of Keswick. Length: 2 km (1.25 miles)
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That poor "Buttermere Lake" is still the only picture by Turner that you have ever seen.Turner
C. Lewis Hind
The road was very good for some distance, being the coach road to Buttermere, so we went gaily on.As the Crow Flies
Walter Phelps Dodge
Another letter was also produced from his wife at Tiverton, and a certificate of his marriage with Mary of Buttermere.
The unfortunate Mary of Buttermere went from home to avoid the impertinent visits of unfeeling curiosity.
Before the answer arrived, the pretended honourable returned with his wife to Buttermere.