Meaning of Cumbrian in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkʌmbrɪən/


  • Relating to or characteristic of the English county of Cumbria.

    ‘the fells and lakes that make up the Cumbrian landscape’
    • ‘The first section takes place in a small Cumbrian village in the 14th century.’
    • ‘Around three inches of snow covered the Cumbrian fells yesterday, causing chaos on the roads.’
    • ‘His work is a unique record of Cumbrian life and work in the mid 1900s.’
    • ‘It would be interesting to know who these people are who make this decision, I bet not many of them are Cumbrian.’
    • ‘It is not clear how many Cumbrian businesses will be affected by the new rules.’


  • An inhabitant of the English county of Cumbria.

    ‘the Cumbrians knocked them out of the competition’
    • ‘The Ulverston runner competed in the Under-20 men's race and was the first Cumbrian home and delighted with his 21st placing.’
    • ‘The Cumbrian is officially the oldest professional boxer in the country.’
    • ‘When the challenges had to be faced, the Cumbrians showed a great capacity to work together to look for solutions.’
    • ‘A regular clarion call is that the tourist industry provides jobs for Cumbrians and it does.’
    • ‘Cumbrians will be asked to choose between two options for local government.’