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Lake District

a mountainous region in NW England containing many lakes: tourist center.
Also called Lake Country.
Compare Lake Poets. Unabridged
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  • A railway from the coast to the lake-district is under construction.

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Lake District

a region of lakes and mountains in NW England, in Cumbria: includes England's largest lake (Windermere) and highest mountain (Scafell Pike); national park; literary associations (the Lake Poets); tourist region Also called Lakeland
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