Definition of Lancashire

1. Noun. A historical area of northwestern England on the Irish Sea; noted for textiles.




Definition of Lancashire

1. Proper noun. A maritime county in the north-west of England bordered by the Irish Sea, Cumberland, Westmorland, Yorkshire and Cheshire. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lancashire

Lampridae
Lampris
Lampris guttatus
Lampris regius
Lampropeltis
Lampropeltis getulus
Lampropeltis triangulum
Lampung
Lampung Nyo
Lampyridae
Lamy
Lana
Lanai
Lanai Island
Lanarkshire
Lancashire
Lancashire boiler
Lancashire boilers
Lancaster
Lancasterian
Lancastrian
Lancastrian line
Lancastrians
Lancefield
Lancelot
Lanchou
Lanchow
Lancisi

Literary usage of Lancashire

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1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"This was the last important case of witchcraft m lancashire. closely connected with the gross superstitions concerning witches In the assessment of ship ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1910)
"Bibliography of lancashire and Cheshire. Publications issued in the two counties ... A catalogue of books on the topography & genealogy of lancashire. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1892)
"THE PROSPECTIVE DECLINE OF lancashire. THE idea conveyed by the words at the head of this article may be a surprise to readers outside lancashire—possibly ..."

4. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"He attended the 'provincial' meeting of united ministers (presbyterian and congregational) of lancashire (formed 1693), out was no friend to church ..."

5. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1875)
"a most important element in the cost of the cotton manufacture, and lancashire spinners had for yean past been devoting their attention and ingenuity to the ..."

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