Lake District

Lake District
geographical name area NW England in S Cumbria & NW Lancashire containing many lakes & peaks

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lake District — Lake Dis|trict the Lake District an area in northwest England famous for its beautiful lakes and mountains and visited by many tourists. The highest mountain in England, Scafell Pike, is in the Lake District, and the area is connected in people s …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lake District — or Lake Country lake & mountain region in Cumbria county, NW England: see CUMBERLAND, WESTMORLAND, LANCASHIRE …   English World dictionary

  • Lake District —   [ leɪk dɪstrɪkt], Seengebiet in England, Cumbrian Mountains …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lake District — ► NOUN ▪ a region of lakes and mountains in Cumbria …   English terms dictionary

  • Lake District — The Skiddaw massif, town of Keswick and Derwent Water seen from Walla Crag …   Wikipedia

  • Lake District — Panorama von Keswick im Lake District Der Lake District (deutsch Seebezirk, geografisch gleichbedeutend mit den Cumbrian Mountains) ist einer von vierzehn Nationalparks des Vereinigten Königreichs. Die eindrucksvolle Seen und Berglandschaft… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lake District — 54°30′N 3°10′W / 54.5, 3.167 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lake District — a mountainous region in NW England containing many lakes: tourist center. Also called Lake Country. Cf. Lake Poets. * * * Mountainous region, administrative county of Cumbria, northwestern England. Roughly coextensive with Lake District National… …   Universalium

  • Lake District — Lake′ Dis trict n. geg a mountainous region in NW England containing many lakes. Also called Lake′ Coun try …   From formal English to slang

  • Lake District — noun a popular tourist area in northwestern England including England s largest lake and highest mountain • Syn: ↑Lakeland • Instance Hypernyms: ↑district, ↑territory, ↑territorial dominion, ↑dominion • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • LAKE DISTRICT —    a district in Cumberland and Westmorland, 20 m. long by 25 m. broad, abounding in lakes, environed with scenery of rare beauty, and much frequented by tourists …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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