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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.
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(Placename) of or relating to Cumbria or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Cumbria
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