The culture of Yorkshire has developed over the county's history, taking influences from the cultures of those who came to control the region, including the Celts (Brigantes and Parisii), Romans, Angles, Vikings, Normans and more. Yorkshire people have been said to hold a strong sense of regional identity and have been viewed to identify more strongly with their county than their country. The Yorkshire dialect and accent is distinctive, although use of dialect words is receding.
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