a former administrative division of Yorkshire, in NE England, now part of Humberside.
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How to use East Riding in a sentence
On their return from Brussels they were to set up a school in some healthy seaside place in the East Riding.Emily Bront | A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
He had possessed himself of the estates belonging to a collegiate foundation at Lowthorpe in the East Riding.Pope: His Descent and Family Connections | Joseph Hunter
In 1707 the system was extended to the East Riding, and in 1708 to Middlesex.
Thorpe, which occurs 63 times in Lincolnshire, is found 48 times in East Riding.Scandinavian influence on Southern Lowland Scotch | George Tobias Flom
"Look in your hand, Mr. Prince," suggested a thick-headed fellow from the East-Riding, not unlike a bullock in top-boots.Colin Clink, Volume II (of III) | Charles Hooton