Cumbrian
Cumbrian Cum"bri*an (k?m"br?-an), a. Pertaining to Cumberland, England, or to a system of rocks found there. [1913 Webster]

{Cumbrian system} (Geol.), the slate or graywacke system of rocks, now included in the Cambrian or Silurian system; -- so called because most prominent at Cumberland. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cumbrian — adjective or noun see Cumbria …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cumbrian — See Cumbria. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cumbrian — adjective Of or pertaining to Cumbria or Cumberland …   Wiktionary

  • Cumbrian — Cum·bri·an || kÊŒmbrɪən adj. pertaining to Cumbra which included Cumberland (province in England) n. person born or residing in Cumberland (England) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cumbrian — cum·bri·an …   English syllables

  • cumbrian — adj. & n. adj. 1 of Cumberland. 2 a of the ancient British kingdom of Cumbria. b of the modern county of Cumbria. n. a native of Cumberland or of ancient or modern Cumbria. Etymology: med.L Cumbria f. Welsh Cymry Welshmen + AN …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cumbrian Newspapers Group Ltd v Cumberland & Westmoreland Herald Ltd — Cumbrian Newspapers Ltd v C W Herald Co Ltd Court High Court Full case name Cumbrian Newspapers Group Ltd v Cumberland Westmorland Herald Newspaper Printing Co Ltd Citation(s) [1986] BCLC 286 Case opinions Scott J …   Wikipedia

  • Cumbrian Coast Line — Legende …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cumbrian system — Cumbrian Cum bri*an (k?m br? an), a. Pertaining to Cumberland, England, or to a system of rocks found there. [1913 Webster] {Cumbrian system} (Geol.), the slate or graywacke system of rocks, now included in the Cambrian or Silurian system; so… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cumbrian toponymy — refers to the study of place names in Cumbria, a county in North West England, and as a result of the spread of the ancient Cumbric language, further parts of northern England and the Southern Uplands of Scotland. The history of Cumbria is marked …   Wikipedia

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