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Hum·ber

 (hŭm′bər)
An estuary of the Trent and Ouse Rivers in northeast-central England. It is navigable for large vessels as far inland as Hull.

Humber

(ˈhʌmbə)
n
(Placename) an estuary in NE England, into which flow the Rivers Ouse and Trent: flows east into the North Sea; navigable for large ocean-going ships as far as Hull; crossed by the Humber Bridge (1981), a single-span suspension bridge with a main span of 1410 m (4626 ft). Length: 64 km (40 miles)

Hum•ber

(ˈhʌm bər)

n.
an estuary of the Ouse and Trent rivers in E England. 37 mi. (60 km) long.
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Libby, 21, went missing on February 1 after a night out in Hull, and her body was found six weeks later in the Humber Estuary.
But, after being missing for nearly seven weeks, the philosophy student's body was recovered from the Humber Estuary.
After being missing for nearly seven weeks, the Hull University philosophy student's body was recovered from the Humber Estuary in March.
On the Humber estuary, the Humber Inshore Lifeboat is called to a reported body on the banks of the river, but the job turns out to be a false alarm.
| 1981: The bridge over the Humber Estuary opened to traffic - its official opening by the Queen took place on July 17.
1981: The bridge over the Humber Estuary opened to traffic - it was official opened by the Queen.
The 21-year-old student's body was found in the Humber Estuary on Wednesday, seven weeks after she vanished during a night out in Hull.
The 21-year-old's body was found in the Humber Estuary on Wednesday afternoon and police have confirmed they are treating her death as a "potential homicide".
Lisa Squire's agonising wait for news about her missing daughter ended in tragedy this week when the 21-year-old's body was found in the Humber Estuary.
The Humber Bridge is a 2,220 metre single-suspension bridge, which spans the Humber Estuary connecting the East Riding of Yorkshire with North Lincolnshire.
Planning permission is being sought for a 42 million Humber Hull Frontage Improvement Scheme to improve a 7-8 kilometre stretch of tidal flood defences in the Humber Estuary.