- a county in NW England. 2659 sq. mi. (6886 sq. km).
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Then Jefferson got a small legacy and bought the wreck of the Cumbria.Kit Musgrave's Luck
She wouldn't even listen when I wanted to talk about Harry and the Cumbria.
You know we coaled the Cumbria before she went out to West Africa.
"The Cumbria should lie about north from here up the biggest creek," said Austin.
Originally it was called Alcluyd, and it was the chief town of Cumbria or Strathclyde.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
- (since 1974) a county of NW England comprising the former counties of Westmorland and Cumberland together with N Lancashire: includes the Lake District mountain area and surrounding coastal lowlands with the Pennine uplands in the extreme east. Administrative centre: Carlisle. Pop: 489 800 (2003 est). Area: 6810 sq km (2629 sq miles)
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