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North Riding

[rahy-ding] /ˈraɪ dɪŋ/
a former administrative division of Yorkshire, in N England, now part of North Yorkshire, Cleveland, and Durham. Unabridged
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  • No man in the North Riding was more pleased than John that day.

    The Revellers Louis Tracy
  • Of such land as this the North Riding contains four hundred thousand acres.

    A Month in Yorkshire Walter White
  • Cleveland, a hilly district in the North Riding of Yorkshire, rich in iron-stone.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • The head of the firm pointed to a map of the North Riding hanging above the fireplace.

British Dictionary definitions for North Riding

North Riding

(until 1974) an administrative division of Yorkshire, now constituting most of North Yorkshire
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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