One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of Northumbria in northeastern England or its inhabitants.‘Northumbrian folk traditions’
- ‘'Northumbrian by birth, with Scottish parents' is how he described himself in one article.’
- ‘Direct trade in grain to foreign ports was never very significant for Northumbrian farmers.’
- ‘He had eaten celeriac and Northumbrian smoked cheese followed by a fillet of Cowell Peninsula salmon.’
- ‘Bunting's long poem "Briggflatts" has meant the world to me, not least hearing him read it aloud in a Northumbrian accent.’
- ‘The sweet sound of the Northumbrian pipes greeted us as we climbed the stairs.’
A native or inhabitant of Northumbria in northeastern England.‘thousands of Northumbrians are celebrating their culture and history’
- ‘At the end of the second race it was the Northumbrians who led the way.’
- ‘A monument to the native Northumbrian overlooks the Tyne.’
- ‘So it's Cumbrians and Northumbrians making the most vibrant, excitingly modern music around in Britain right now.’
- ‘The Northumbrians managed a 3-3 draw but remain in the bottom six with a negative goal difference.’
- ‘Despite his disappointment, the amiable Northumbrian is not bitter about the end of his Burnley career.’
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