- a seaport in Tyne and Wear, in NE England.
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For Magnetic—and for the Sunderland family— Adventures in Sunderland won't be that show.Sunderland's $1.1 Million Rescue
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Captain Sunderland pressed forward; but was stopped by Lady Delacour.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
To a kinsman of Sunderland's this was disquieting news, indeed.Captain Blood
Sunderland had given no sign that he had received Wilding's communication.
The mere mention of Sunderland's letter would have changed their tone.
What conceivable motive had Sunderland to wish for a revolution?The History of England from the Accession of James II.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
- a city and port in NE England, in Sunderland unitary authority, Tyne and Wear, at the mouth of the River Wear: formerly known for shipbuilding, now has car manufacturing, chemicals; university (1992). Pop: 177 739 (2001)
- a unitary authority in NE England, in Tyne and Wear. Pop: 283 100 (2003 est). Area: 138 sq km (53 sq miles)
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