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Westmorland

[west-mawr-luh nd, -mohr-; British west-mer-luh nd]
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noun
  1. a former county in NW England, now part of Cumbria, partially in the Lake District.
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Examples from the Web for westmorland

Historical Examples

  • Shakespeare puts the sentiment into the mouth of the Earl of Westmorland.

    The Battaile of Agincourt

    Michael Drayton

  • Clo hailed the chauffeur and gave the Westmorland as her destination.

    The Lion's Mouse

    C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

  • What I want you to do is to meet me outside the Westmorland.

    The Lion's Mouse

    C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

  • The Earl of Westmorland had succeeded Buckingham as lord-lieutenant in 1790.

  • After the death of his father he became Earl of Westmorland.


British Dictionary definitions for westmorland

Westmorland

noun
  1. (until 1974) a county of NW England, now part of Cumbria
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