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1. Relating to Northumbria or its Old English dialect.
2. Relating to the former or present-day county of Northumberland in northeast England.
1. A native or inhabitant of Northumbria.
2. A native or inhabitant of Northumberland.
3. The Old English dialect of Northumbria.
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1. (Placename) of or relating to the English county of Northumberland, its inhabitants, or their dialect of English
2. (Historical Terms) of or relating to ancient Northumbria, its inhabitants, or their dialect
a. the dialect of Old and Middle English spoken north of the River Humber. See also Anglian, Mercian
b. the dialect of Modern English spoken in Northumberland
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(nɔrˈθʌm bri ən)
1. a native or inhabitant of Northumbria or Northumberland.
2. the English dialect of Northumbria or Northumberland.
3. of or pertaining to Northumbria, Northumberland, or their inhabitants or dialect.
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A. ADJde Northumbria
B. Nhabitante mf de Northumbria, nativo/a m/f de Northumbria
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Anglo-Saxon Poetry, on the Continent in prehistoric times before the migration to England, and in England especially during the Northumbrian Period, seventh and eighth centuries A.
WHILE Caedmon was still singing at Whitby, in another Northumbrian village named Jarrow a boy was born.
The harsh voice, the blunt manner, the habit of accompanying certain phrases by an emphatic nod of the head, the Northumbrian burr expressing itself in every word which contained the letter "r" -- all these personal peculiarities of the old North-country governess were reproduced to the life.
A team from Northumbrian Water took part in the 40th annual Water Industries Game Fishing Championships, competing against 11 other teams from water companies and the Environment Agency, across England and Wales.
APLANNED ban on ivory sales could have the unintended consequence of threatening traditional Northumbrian pipe music, ministers have been warned.
Northumberland MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan, who representsBerwick-upon-Tweed, urged the Government to make an exemption for Northumbrian pipes.
Around 1,000 litres of oil flowed into Northumbrian Water's Sacriston sewage treatment works in less than half a day last month.
Hong Kong-based infrastructure company Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings (HKG:1038), or CKI, has agreed to take over British water and waste water utility Northumbrian Water Group (LON:NWG) for some GBP2.41bn (USD3.9bn/EUR2.8bn), the parties said in a joint statement.
SHARES in water firms raced higher yesterday amid speculation over a potential pounds 1.7bn bid for Northumbrian Water.
A RISE in business failures in its north-east heartlands has landed Northumbrian Water with a pounds 1.7m bad debt bill for the six months to September.
The Fiddle Music of James Hill: A Collection of Tunes by James Hill and Others, Selected from Principally Local Sources, and Arranged for Keyed Northumbrian Smallpipes

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