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Northumberland

(nɔːˈθʌmbələnd)
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(Placename) the northernmost county of England, on the North Sea; became a unitary authority in 2009: hilly in the north (the Cheviots) and west (the Pennines), with many Roman remains, notably Hadrian's Wall; shipbuilding, coal mining. Administrative centre: Morpeth. Pop: 310 600 (2007 est). Area: 5032 sq km (1943 sq miles). Abbreviation: Northd

Northumberland

(nɔːˈθʌmbələnd)
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(Biography) 1st Duke of, title of John Dudley. 1502–53, English statesman and soldier, who governed England (1549–53) during the minority of Edward VI. His attempt (1553) to gain the throne for his daughter-in-law, Lady Jane Grey, led to his execution

North•um•ber•land

(nɔrˈθʌm bər lənd)

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a county in NE England. 307,100; 1943 sq. mi. (5030 sq. km).
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Flodden - a hill in Northumberland where the invading Scots were defeated by the English in 1513
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The contracting authority is looking to establish a framework agreement to allow for the provision of traffic management services across the county of northumberland.
Born in North Shields in the County of Northumberland - as my birth certificate records - I was a citizen of the County Borough of Tynemouth, within Northumberland, until I was arbitrarily transferred, without any referendum or public vote, to being an inhabitant of the 'ersatz' Metropolitan County of Tyne and Wear.
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NEW Released 13th April 2015 Robson Green returns to his home county of Northumberland for this second series - and, having visited many of the county's most famous landmarks on his last trip, this time he's uncovering the hidden gems of one of the most beautiful parts of England.
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NEW Released 2015 13th April 2015 Robson Green returns to his home county of Northumberland for this second series - and, having visited many of the county's most famous landmarks on his last trip, this time he's uncovering the hidden gems of one of the most beautiful parts of England.