Cumbria

[ kuhm-bree-uh ]
/ ˈkʌm bri ə /

noun

a county in NW England. 2,659 sq. mi. (6,886 sq. km).

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Cumbria
/ (ˈkʌmbrɪə) /

noun

(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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