northumber

\\nȯ(r)ˈthəmbə(r)\ noun (-s)
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: Middle English Northhumbre, from Old English Northhymbre (plural), from north (I) + -hymbre (from Humbre Humber, river in eastern England
: an inhabitant of ancient Northumbria

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