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Cumbria Line breaks: Cum|bria
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌmbrɪə/

Definition of Cumbria in English:

A county of NW England; county town, Carlisle. Cumbria was an ancient British kingdom, and the name continued to be used for the hilly north-western region of England containing the Lake District. The county of Cumbria was formed in 1974, largely from the former counties of Westmorland and Cumberland.



Pronunciation: /ˈkʌmbrɪən/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • Saving them is important, not only for Cumbrians but for the nation because we all cherish them as one of our favourite wild animals.
  • The knowledge and skill of 42,000 Cumbrians employed in manufacturing have made their strategies and plans tenable.
  • The select band of Cumbrians (and all the people from Newcastle) sent by their tribe to assess whether I was worthy entertainment for their countyfolk seemed to enjoy it well enough.


From medieval Latin, from Welsh Cymry 'Welshman'.

Words that rhyme with Cumbria

Northumbria, Umbria

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