What is another word for northumberland?

Pronunciation: [nˈɔːθəmbələnd] (IPA)

Northumberland is a county located in North East England, with a rich history dating back to the Roman era. Some synonyms for Northumberland include the Land of the Far Horizons - a nod to the stunning landscape of rolling hills, rugged coastline, and vast open spaces - and the Border County, due to its proximity to Scotland. Another nickname for the county is the Land of Castles, as it is home to over 70 historic castles and ruins. The name Northumberland itself is derived from "land north of the Humber," the region's original Saxon name. Other synonyms for Northumberland could include the Borderlands, the Wild North, or simply Northumbria.

Synonyms for Northumberland:

What are the hypernyms for Northumberland?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    British Isles, united kingdom, northern england, counties of england, north east of england, Historical Counties of England.

What are the holonyms for Northumberland?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.
  • holonyms for northumberland (as nouns)

What are the meronyms for Northumberland?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.
  • meronyms for northumberland (as nouns)

Usage examples for Northumberland

She was, for example, walking down a road in northumberland in the August sunset; at the inn she left her companion, who was Ralph Denham, and was transported, not so much by her own feet as by some invisible means, to the top of a high hill.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf
3. The Fenwicks; a powerful and numerous northumberland clan.
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)"
Walter Scott
It was na wonder he was hie, Had Tindaill, Reedsdaill, at his hand, Wi' Cukdaill, Gladsdaill on the lee, And Hebsrime, and northumberland.
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)"
Walter Scott

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