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[ber-nish-ee-uh, -nish-uh] /bərˈnɪʃ i ə, -ˈnɪʃ ə/
a 6th- and 7th- century Anglian kingdom, merged with Deira to form the kingdom of Northumbria, in present-day NE England and SE Scotland. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Anglo-Saxon kingdom in northernmost England, founded by mid-6c., eventually merged into Northumbria; the name evidently is a survival of a pre-invasion Celtic name, perhaps that represented by Welsh Bryneich.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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