North Riding

[ rahy-ding ]
/ ˈraɪ dɪŋ /

noun

a former administrative division of Yorkshire, in N England, now part of North Yorkshire, Cleveland, and Durham.

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British Dictionary definitions for north riding

North Riding

noun

(until 1974) an administrative division of Yorkshire, now constituting most of North Yorkshire
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