[nawr-thuhm-bree-uh] /nɔrˈθʌm bri ə/
an early English kingdom extending N from the Humber to the Firth of Forth.
(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 ad
an area of NE England roughly corresponding to the Anglo-Saxon region of Northumbria
Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Norðhymbre, which lay north of the river Humber (Latin Humbri fluminis, c.720), an ancient pre-English river name of unknown origin. Related: Northumbrian. The Northumbrians seem at times to have referred to the Mercians as Southumbrians.
[nawr-thuhm-bree-uh n] /nɔrˈθʌm bri ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to , Northumberland, or the inhabitants or dialect of either. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of or Northumberland. 3. the English dialect of or Northumberland. /nɔːˈθʌmbrɪən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the English county of Northumberland, its inhabitants, or their dialect of English […]
noun 1. a town on W Long Island, in SE New York.
noun 1. a city in SW British Columbia, in SW Canada.
noun 1. that part of Vietnam N of about 17° N; formerly a part of French Indochina; separate republic 1954–75. noun 1. a region of N Vietnam, on the Gulf of Tonkin: an independent Communist state from 1954 until 1976. Area: 164 061 sq km (63 344 sq miles)