Meaning of Humber in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhʌmbə/

proper noun

  • 1An estuary in north-eastern England. It is formed at the junction of the Ouse and Trent Rivers, near Goole, and flows 60 km (38 miles) eastwards to enter the North Sea at Spurn Head. It has the major port of Hull on its north bank and is spanned by the world's second largest suspension bridge, opened in 1981 and having a span of 1,410 m (4,626 ft).

    1. 1.1A shipping forecast area covering an area of the North Sea off eastern England, extending roughly from north Norfolk to Flamborough Head.