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Cum·bri·a

 (kŭm′brē-ə)
An ancient Celtic kingdom of northwest England. The southern part came under Anglo-Saxon control c. 944; the northern portion passed to Scotland in 1018.

Cum′bri·an adj. & n.
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Cumbria

(ˈkʌmbrɪə)
n
(Placename) (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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Cum•bri•a

(ˈkʌm bri ə)

n.
a county in NW England. 489,700; 2659 sq. mi. (6886 sq. km).
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cumbria - a former Celtic kingdom in northwestern England; the name continued to be used for the hilly northwestern region of England including the Lake District and the northern Pennines
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
2.Cumbria - a county of northwestern England
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Lake District, Lakeland - a popular tourist area in northwestern England including England's largest lake and highest mountain
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On Sunday, April 15, the South of Scotland team travelled over the border to play Cumbria at Eden Golf Club for the Solway Trophy.
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Dr Jeremy Rushmer, medical director of North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, is to return to Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, where he worked full-time until 2012, as site medical director for the new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington.
Dr Jeremy Rushmer, medical director of North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, is to return to Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, where he worked full time until 2012, as site medical director for the new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington,
CUMBRIA should be the nuclear sacrifice zone for "geological disposal" of Wales' nuclear waste.
The cabinet decided in January last year West Cumbria should no longer be considered as a potential location for a deep geological repository to dispose of higher activity radioactive waste.
MERSEYSIDE'S deputy chief constable has been put in charge of Cumbria police following the suspension of their temporary chief constable.
Catalina Covaci, 14, was last seen in Workington, Cumbria, on the morning of March 9.
LANCASHIRE remain at the top of the Northern Counties League after the demolition of Cumbria at Royal Lytham and St Annes.
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