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  1. a region in NW England in Lancashire between the Wyre and Ribble estuaries
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Historical Examples

  • Rigby, hearing of this, summoned Captain Pateson from the Fylde, and called for volunteers to accompany him.

    The Great Civil War in Lancashire (1642-1651)

    Ernest Broxap

  • At first the troops seemed to have come from South Lancashire, those from the Fylde being called up at the end of a fortnight.

  • Sometimes they even ventured further afield into the Fylde country.

  • In parts of Lancashire, especially in the Fylde, these traces of a heathen cult still linger.

  • There is a singular custom still kept up at Great Marton, in the Fylde district, on this day.