Northumbria

geographical name
North·​um·​bria | \ nȯr-ˈthəm-brē-ə How to pronounce Northumbria (audio) \

Definition of Northumbria

ancient country in Great Britain between the Humber River and Firth of Forth estuary

Note: Northumbria was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy.

see also northumbrian

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“Northumbria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Northumbria. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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