Definition of Lake district

1. Noun. A popular tourist area in northwestern England including England's largest lake and highest mountain.

Exact synonyms: Lakeland
Generic synonyms: District, Dominion, Territorial Dominion, Territory
Group relationships: England, Cumbria

Definition of Lake district

1. Proper noun. A national park in Cumbria, north-western England characterised by its many lakes. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lake District

Lake Aral
Lake Balaton
Lake Biwa
Lake Cayuga
Lake Chad
Lake Champlain
Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg
Lake Chelan
Lake Clark National Park
Lake Constance
Lake District
Lake Erie
Lake Eyre
Lake Geneva
Lake Huron
Lake Huron-Michigan
Lake Ilmen
Lake Kivu
Lake Ladoga
Lake Leman
Lake Malar
Lake Mead
Lake Michigan
Lake Michigan-Huron
Lake Miwok

Literary usage of Lake district

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"The lake district. The picturesque mountainous region known as the '"^English Lake ... The usual approaches to the lake district are from Oxenholme (p. ..."

2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"The existence of Carboniferous rocks over the old slate rocks occupying the Lake District proper is also inferred by Mr. Aubrey Strahan.f on account of the ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"The poet Gray spent a fortnight of 1769 in traversing the lake district, and his Journal shows that he looked before his time at nature with ' distinctness ..."

4. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1880)
"... of the lake district. [May 21, The Basement Bed is thus either a calcareous ... between the Cambrian and Silurian of the lake district ; 1st, ..."

5. Annual Report by Geological Survey of Canada (1906)
"In the Rainy lake district, the Huronian should include that part of the ... in the Rainy lake district not belonging structurally with the Couchiching, ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"Amongst the more striking hills outside the massif of the lake district are Wilbert Fell, Roman Fell, Murton Pike (1949 feet), Dufton Pike (1578 feet), ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Even where, as in the Pennine region and the lake district, the people have ... Except in the towns of the outer border, the lake district is very thinly ..."

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