Furness
I. biographical name Horace Howard: father 1833-1912 & son 1865-1930 American Shakespeare scholars II. geographical name district N England comprising peninsula in Irish Sea in SW Cumbria

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  • Furness — (IPAEng|ˈfɘˑnəs) is a peninsula in the southern part of Cumbria, in north west England. As a socio cultural unit, it is more loosely defined. At its widest extent, it is considered to cover the whole of North Lonsdale, that part of the Lonsdale… …   Wikipedia

  • Furness — es una península en el sur de Cumbria, Inglaterra (Reino Unido). En su extensión más ancha, se considera que abarca todo North Lonsdale, aquella parte de la hundred de Lonsdale que es un enclave del condado histórico de Lancashire, que queda al… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Furness — ist der Name einer Halbinsel in der englischen Grafschaft Cumbria, siehe Furness (Halbinsel) Furness ist außerdem der Familienname folgender Personen: Deborra Lee Furness (* 1955), australische Schauspielerin Thelma Furness, Viscountess Furness… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Furness — [fʉr′nis] Horace Howard 1833 1912; U.S. Shakespearean scholar …   English World dictionary

  • Furness — 54° 16′ 12″ N 3° 05′ 19″ W / 54.27004, 3.08853 Furness est une …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Furness — /ferr nis/, n. Horace Howard, 1833 1912, and his son Horace Howard, 1865 1930, U.S. Shakespearean scholars and editors. * * * ▪ region, England, United Kingdom       region, administrative county of Cumbria, historic county of Lancashire, England …   Universalium

  • Furness — I Furness   [ fəːnɪs], Halbinsel in der County Cumbria, Nordwestengland, an der Morecambebai; die Eisenerzlagerstätte bei Barrow in Furness ist erschöpft. II Furness   [ fəːnɪs], Frank Heyling, amerikanischer Architekt, * Philadelphia 1839, ✝… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Furness — This surname, of Old Norse Viking pre 8th century origins, is a locational name from Furness a district on the south coast of Cumberland, but formerly in Lancashire. The area is recorded as Fuththernessa , in the register of the Priory of Hexham… …   Surnames reference

  • Furness — Sp Fèrnesas Ap Furness L p lis Jungtinėje Karalystėje (Anglijoje) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Furness — /ˈfɜnəs/ (say fernuhs) noun a region in north western England, in Cumbria …   Australian English dictionary

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