a unitary authority of NE England, in Tyne and Wear. Pop: 190 800 (2003 est). Area: 84 sq km (32 sq miles)
[nawr-thuhm-ber-luh nd] /nɔrˈθʌm bər lənd/ noun 1. a county in NE England. 1943 sq. mi. (5030 sq. km). /nɔːˈθʌmbələnd/ noun 1. the northernmost county of England, on the North Sea; became a unitary authority in 2009: hilly in the north (the Cheviots) and west (the Pennines), with many Roman remains, notably Hadrian’s Wall; shipbuilding, coal […]
noun 1. the part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence that separates Prince Edward Island from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, in SE Canada. About 200 miles (320 km) long; 9–30 miles (15–48 km) wide.
[nawr-thuhm-bree-uh] /nɔrˈθʌm bri ə/ noun 1. an early English kingdom extending N from the Humber to the Firth of Forth. /nɔːˈθʌmbrɪə/ noun 1. (in Anglo-Saxon Britain) a region that stretched from the Humber to the Firth of Forth: formed in the 7th century ad, it became an important intellectual centre; a separate kingdom until 876 […]