Westmorland


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Westmorland

(ˈwɛstmələnd; ˈwɛsmə-)
n
(Placename) (until 1974) a county of NW England, now part of Cumbria
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From Derby, still journeying northwards, we passed two months in Cumberland and Westmorland.
We had scarcely visited the various lakes of Cumberland and Westmorland and conceived an affection for some of the inhabitants when the period of our appointment with our Scotch friend approached, and we left them to travel on.
In truth, if a high and ideal purpose, really learned in the school of Wordsworth and among the Westmorland hills which Mrs.
Her Westmorland scenery is more than a mere background; its spiritual and, as it were, personal hold on persons, as understood by the great poet of the Lakes, is seen actually at work, in the formation, in the refining, of character.
Crews from Newcastle and Gateshead were dispatched to the wasteland of former housing on Westmorland Road, and the fire was safely brought wunder control within the hour.
Eleven-storey Westmorland Court, in Hebburn, will be pulled down after being decommissioned last summer.
Westmorland (Stephen McHattie ) surprisingly saved Susan (Christy Bruce).
Onlookers described a huge emergency service response on Westmorland Road, just minutes after the PC had been wounded in a scuffle involving a suspected rapist.
The Kentmere unit at Westmorland General in Kendal, Cumbria, did not meet national standards, and "exhausted" options to improve safety.
Westmorland has won a funding deal worth Au27m from the Royal Bank of Scotland.
It takes place at 7pm on Thursday October 3 at Wyken Community Centre in Westmorland Road.
The Westmorland of Apethorpe archive, on loan to Northamptonshire County Council's record office since the 1950s, will be bought for the public after the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) announced a grant of pounds 650,000 to help buy the documents.

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