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Discover the meaning of some Cumbrian words

There are some unique words in the Cumbrian Dialect worth knowing. These words will come in handy whether you’re reading Shakespeare and Wordsworth, or are trying to figure out place names on a visit to the Lake District.

Fell – mountain
Beck – stream
Ghyll – cascade
Force – waterfall
Thwaite – clearing in the woods
Tarn – Glacial pond
Mere – Lake

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