- of or relating to Northumbria, Northumberland, or the inhabitants or dialect of either.
Origin of Northumbrian
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The other 'inside' was the widow of a former curate of a Northumbrian village.The Young Duke
Cross, a great brawny Northumbrian, was playing a game of chess with Furley.
"And never you mind about the 'Mr.', sir," the Northumbrian begged.
Coldingham, in his time, belonged to the Northumbrian kingdom.
Was not our city named after this Northumbrian Bretwalda, "Edwin's-burgh?"
- of or relating to the English county of Northumberland, its inhabitants, or their dialect of English
- of or relating to ancient Northumbria, its inhabitants, or their dialect
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