Northumbria

play
geographical name North·um·bria \nȯr-ˈthəm-brē-ə\

Definition of Northumbria

  1. ancient country in Great Britain between the Humber River and Firth of Forth estuary Northumbria was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy. .

  1. —see also 2northumbrian

NORTHUMBRIA Defined for English Language Learners

Northumbria

play
geographical name

Definition of Northumbria for English Language Learners

  • : country in ancient Great Britain


Learn More about northumbria


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Northumbria? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!