Southumbrian

1 of 2

noun

South·​um·​bri·​an
(ˈ)sau̇¦thəmbrēən
plural -s
: a native or inhabitant of Northern Mercia

Southumbrian

2 of 2

adjective

"
: of or relating to the northern part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, south of Northumbria

Word History

Etymology

Noun

south entry 2 + -umbrian (as in northumbrian)

First Known Use

Noun

1725, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1819, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Southumbrian was in 1725

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“Southumbrian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Southumbrian. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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