Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An ancient Celtic kingdom of northwest England. The southern part came under Anglo-Saxon control c. 944; the northern portion passed to Scotland in 1018.

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  • proper noun A modern county of England made up of the former counties of Cumberland, Westmorland and part of Lancashire.

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  • noun a former Celtic kingdom in northwestern England; the name continued to be used for the hilly northwestern region of England including the Lake District and the northern Pennines
  • noun a county of northwestern England

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Examples

  • Details of current road closures can be found on Cumbria County Council's website: www. cumbria.gov.uk, Cumbria Highways hotline: 0845 609

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Details of current road closures can be found on Cumbria County Council's website: www. cumbria.gov.uk, Cumbria Highways hotline: 0845 609

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Details of current road closures can be found on Cumbria County Council's website: www. cumbria.gov.uk, Cumbria Highways hotline: 0845 609

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Details of current road closures can be found on Cumbria County Council's website: www. cumbria.gov.uk, Cumbria Highways hotline: 0845 609

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Details of current road closures can be found on Cumbria County Council's website: www. cumbria.gov.uk, Cumbria Highways hotline: 0845 609

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Details of current road closures can be found on Cumbria County Council's website: www. cumbria.gov.uk, Cumbria Highways hotline: 0845 609

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Details of current road closures can be found on Cumbria County Council's website: www. cumbria.gov.uk, Cumbria Highways hotline: 0845 609

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Details of current road closures can be found on Cumbria County Council's website: www. cumbria.gov.uk, Cumbria Highways hotline: 0845 609

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Details of current road closures can be found on Cumbria County Council's website: www. cumbria.gov.uk, Cumbria Highways hotline: 0845 609

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • The previous entry on the London Underground blog is a shot of a sign at Penrith station (in Cumbria).

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