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(Placename) a former county of N England around the Humber estuary, formed in 1974 from parts of the East and West Ridings of Yorkshire and N Lincolnshire: replaced in 1996 by the unitary authorities of East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull, North Lincolnshire, and North East Lincolnshire


(ˈhʌm bərˌsaɪd)

a county in NE England. 874,400; 1356 sq. mi. (3525 sq. km).
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The West and East Midlands and Yorkshire and Humberside, England, were the areas where surveyors were the most likely to report prices falling.
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In Humberside, England, the local police force is building a cutting-edge knowledge management environment for its officers.

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