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former county, NE England. Created in the 1974 local government reorganization, the county was dissolved in 1996 and replaced by four unitary authorities: the East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull, North Lincolnshire, and North East Lincolnshire.
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a county in Great Britain, along both sides of the Humber Estuary. Population, 848,800 (1974). The port cities of Hull, Grimsby, and Immingham form an industrial complex, with petroleum-refining, petrochemical, and chemical industries. The county’s agriculture supplies a major part of the British market.

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a former county of N England around the Humber estuary, formed in 1974 from parts of the East and West Ridings of Yorkshire and N Lincolnshire: replaced in 1996 by the unitary authorities of East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull, North Lincolnshire, and North East Lincolnshire
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