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a lake in NW England, in Cumbria in the Lake District: provides part of Manchester's water supply. Length: 6 km (4 miles)
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Words nearby Thirlmere
third wheel, Third World, Third Worlder, thirl, thirlage, Thirlmere, thirst, thirst trap, thirsty, thirteen, Thirteen Colonies
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How to use Thirlmere in a sentence
And so on, and all the time it is not wanting to go either to Thirlmere or to Penrith, but is sidling crabwise to Keswick.Windfalls|(AKA Alpha of the Plough) Alfred George Gardiner
Mrs. Leland looked up, caught his eye with a smile, and asked how many miles it was to Thirlmere.Cynthia's Chauffeur|Louis Tracy
Beyond those pastures stretched the dark waters of Thirlmere, looking like a broad river.Phantom Fortune, A Novel|M. E. Braddon
Every competent pedestrian we would advise to walk to this lake, from the border of Thirlmere, and over the summit of Helvellyn.English Pictures|Samuel Manning
Manchester supplies in bulk to many local authorities in the district between Thirlmere and the city.