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Westmorland

[west-mawr-luh nd, -mohr-; British west-mer-luh nd] /ˈwɛstˌmɔr lənd, -ˌmoʊr-; British ˈwɛst mər lənd/
noun
1.
a former county in NW England, now part of Cumbria, partially in the Lake District.
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Westmorland

/ˈwɛstmələnd; ˈwɛsmə-/
noun
1.
(until 1974) a county of NW England, now part of Cumbria
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historic county of northwestern England, bounded on the north and west by Cumberland, on the southwest and southeast by Lancashire, on the east by Yorkshire, and on the northeast by Durham. It is now part of the districts of Eden and South Lakeland in the administrative county of Cumbria.

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