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Cumbria

[kuhm-bree-uh] /ˈkʌm bri ə/
noun
1.
a county in NW England. 2659 sq. mi. (6886 sq. km).
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  • But the mountains of Wales and the moors of Cornwall and Cumbria did not greatly tempt the settler.

  • Then Jefferson got a small legacy and bought the wreck of the Cumbria.

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  • "We'll know in another hour or two whether we're pumping out the Cumbria or pumping in the creek," he said.

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  • "The Cumbria should lie about north from here up the biggest creek," said Austin.

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  • Mr. Austin tried to convey the same impression when he told me what they were doing on board the Cumbria.

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  • Thus all vestiges of the old British Church of Cumbria had entirely disappeared before 1150.

  • She wouldn't even listen when I wanted to talk about Harry and the Cumbria.

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  • Its northern line was for centuries the boundary between the Anglian rule, and the Celtic kingdom of Cumbria.

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  • You know we coaled the Cumbria before she went out to West Africa.

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  • A Frenchman chartered her, but he's dead now, as is almost everybody connected with the Cumbria.

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British Dictionary definitions for Cumbria

Cumbria

/ˈkʌmbrɪə/
noun
1.
(since 1974) a county of NW England comprising the former counties of Westmorland and Cumberland together with N Lancashire: includes the Lake District mountain area and surrounding coastal lowlands with the Pennine uplands in the extreme east. Administrative centre: Carlisle. Pop: 489 800 (2003 est). Area: 6810 sq km (2629 sq miles)
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