[ huhm-ber-sahyd ]
/ ˈhʌm bərˌsaɪd /
a county in NE England. 1,356 sq. mi. (3,525 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for Humberside
/ (ˈhʌmbəˌsaɪd) /
a former county of N England around the Humber estuary, formed in 1974 from parts of the East and West Ridings of Yorkshire and N Lincolnshire: replaced in 1996 by the unitary authorities of East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull, North Lincolnshire, and North East Lincolnshire
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