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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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(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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a mountainous region in NW England containing many lakes. Also called Lake′ Coun`try.
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|Noun||1.||Lake 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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