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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.


(Placename) of or relating to Cumbria or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Cumbria
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Travel by vintage steam train over two scenic railway routes, the dramatic West Coast Main Line over Shap and the scenic Cumbrian Coast with cliff edge views across the Irish Sea and over Morecambe Bay.
PS89 The Cumbrian Mountain Express Steam to Carlisle.
DAY TRIP From PS89 pp Bob Green The Cumbrian Mountain Express Steam to Carlisle.
THE Rugby League Family has again dug deep to help out after the recent Cumbrian floods.
Choose from homemade burgers, excellent steak pie, local Cumberland sausage or a Cumbrian ham platter.
HEALTH and fitness company Speedflex entered three teams into Walking With The Wounded's Cumbrian Challenge - and topped the league table for the second year running.
The 2015 Cumbrian Challenge, organised by Walking With The Wounded, takes place on May 16.
I very much enjoyed reading the article on Cumbrian fell farming in your April edition (Holding on to tradition), which illuminated some intriguing relationships between the importance of people and place, but highlighted the changes that must occur in order to protect landscapes.
Speaking at the UK's Energy Coast Business Cluster recently Director of transformational development at engineering major AMEC, Paul Fleming, has announced that West Cumbrian companies are well-positioned to capitalize on the demand for new nuclear expertise in Japan.
Alfred Wainwright described the route from the Cumbrian coast to Robin Hood's Bay as "one of the world's great walks".
THE future of Cumbrian Seafoods three main production sites looks to be in doubt--just weeks after the troubled company's customer base and equipment was bought by Grimsby based Young's Seafood.