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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
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The head of the firm pointed to a map of the North Riding hanging above the fireplace.

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

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • 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
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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