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Northumbrian

adjective North·um·bri·an \ nȯr-ˈthəm-brē-ən \

Definition of Northumbrian

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of ancient Northumbria, its people, or its language
2 : of, relating to, or characteristic of Northumberland, its people, or its language

First Known Use of northumbrian

1602

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Northumbrian

noun

Definition of Northumbrian

1 : a native or inhabitant of ancient Northumbria
2 : a native or inhabitant of Northumberland
3 a : the Old English dialect of Northumbria
b : the Modern English dialect of Northumberland

First Known Use of northumbrian

1531

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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