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  1. Cum·bri·a
    IPA[ˈkəmbrēə]
    • 1. a county in northwestern England; county town, Carlisle. Cumbria was an ancient British kingdom, and the name continued to be used for the hilly northwestern region of England that contains the Lake District and much of the northern Pennines. The county of Cumbria was formed in 1974, largely from the former counties of Westmorland and Cumberland.

    • a county in north-western 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 that contains the Lake District and much of the northern Pennines. The county of Cumbria was formed in 1974, largely from the former counties of Westmorland and Cumberland.
    • a former county of north-western England. In 1974 it was united with Cumberland and northern parts of Lancashire to form the county of Cumbria.
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