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LANCASHIRE, a maritime and northern county; bounded on the N, by Cumberland and Westmoreland; on the E, by Yorkshire; on the S, by Cheshire; on the W, by the Irish sea. A portion of it in the NW, forming Furness, is detached from the main body by Morecambe bay and a tongue of Westmoreland. The Duddon estuary, for 8 miles, forms the boundary with Cumberland; the water-shed of the back-bone of England, throughout a large aggregate, forms the boundary with Yorkshire; and the river Mersey, throughout its whole extent, forms the boundary with Cheshire.

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