Definition of Northumbria in English:

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Northumbria

Pronunciation: /nôrˈTHəmbrēə/
1An area of northeastern England.
1.1An ancient Anglo-Saxon kingdom in northeastern England that extends from the Humber Estuary to the Forth River.

Origin

From obsolete Northumber, denoting a person living beyond the Humber.

Words that rhyme with Northumbria

Cumbria, Umbria

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Syllabification: North·um·bri·a

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