Lake District


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Lake District

A scenic area of northwest England including the Cumbrian Mountains and some 15 lakes. It is a popular tourist attraction for its associations with the 19th-century Lake Poets, notably Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey.
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Lake District

n
(Placename) a region of lakes and mountains in NW England, in Cumbria: includes England's largest lake (Windermere) and highest mountain (Scafell Pike); national park; literary associations (the Lake Poets); tourist region. Also called: Lakeland
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Lake′ Dis`trict


n.
a mountainous region in NW England containing many lakes. Also called Lake′ Coun`try.
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Noun1.Lake District - a popular tourist area in northwestern England including England's largest lake and highest mountainLake District - a popular tourist area in northwestern England including England's largest lake and highest mountain
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Cumbria - a county of northwestern England
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Translations

Lake District

[ˈleɪkdɪstrɪkt] n
the Lake District (in Britain)la région des lacs
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Lake District

n the Lake District (Brit) → la regione dei laghi (nel nord dell'Inghilterra)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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"I've been painting in the Lake District all summer, as you know," answered Uncle Blair, "and one day I just got homesick to see my little girl.
It was on their return from this visit that Wordsworth again changed his home and went to live at Dove Cottage, near Grasmere, in the Lake District, which as a boy he had known and loved.
QIT is our golden wedding soon and we'd like a short break in a luxury hotel in the Lake District with great views.
SAY you're planning to go to the Lake District for the weekend, and almost always the first question will be: "Oooh, where?" After all, it's only 90 minutes up the road, so most of us know a few places there.
ADORABLE pooch Poppy poses in the Lake District as she compiles her ruff guide to Britain...
It was 12pm when he told me that - and we were just going on a comfortable, restful cycle ride over the Lake District hills.
Lakeland spot is bought by trust A Lake District viewpoint immortalised by the artist JMW Turner is to be opened up to the public after being acquired by the National Trust.
The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England.
Travel Business Review-March 12, 2019--Loganair to offer new Carlisle Lake District route from Dublin
Loganair has announced plans to commence a new service from George Best Belfast City Airport to Carlisle Lake District Airport starting July 2019, an online report said.

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