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Cumbria

[kuhm-bree-uh]
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noun
  1. a county in NW England. 2659 sq. mi. (6886 sq. km).
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Historical Examples

  • Then Jefferson got a small legacy and bought the wreck of the Cumbria.

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    Harold Bindloss

  • She wouldn't even listen when I wanted to talk about Harry and the Cumbria.

    For Jacinta

    Harold Bindloss

  • "The Cumbria should lie about north from here up the biggest creek," said Austin.

    For Jacinta

    Harold Bindloss

  • You know we coaled the Cumbria before she went out to West Africa.

    For Jacinta

    Harold Bindloss

  • Originally it was called Alcluyd, and it was the chief town of Cumbria or Strathclyde.


British Dictionary definitions for cumbria

Cumbria

noun
  1. (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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