Northumbria

[ nawr-thuhm-bree-uh ]
/ nɔrˈθʌm bri ə /

noun

an early English kingdom extending N from the Humber to the Firth of Forth.
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Northumbria

/ (nɔːˈθʌmbrɪə) /

noun

(in Anglo-Saxon Britain) a region that stretched from the Humber to the Firth of Forth: formed in the 7th century ad, it became an important intellectual centre; a separate kingdom until 876 ad
an area of NE England roughly corresponding to the Anglo-Saxon region of Northumbria
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