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Cumberland

[ kuhm-ber-luhnd ]
/ ˈkʌm bər lənd /
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noun
a former county in NW England, now part of Cumbria.
a town in N Rhode Island.
a city in NW Maryland, on the Potomac River.
a river flowing W from SE Kentucky through N Tennessee into the Ohio River. 687 miles (1,106 km) long.
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British Dictionary definitions for Cumberland (1 of 2)

Cumberland1
/ (ˈkʌmbələnd) /

noun
(until 1974) a county of NW England, now part of Cumbria

British Dictionary definitions for Cumberland (2 of 2)

Cumberland2
/ (ˈkʌmbələnd) /

noun
Richard. 1631–1718, English theologian and moral philosopher; bishop of Peterborough (1691–1718)
William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, known as Butcher Cumberland. 1721–65, English soldier, younger son of George II, noted for his defeat of Charles Edward Stuart at Culloden (1746) and his subsequent ruthless destruction of Jacobite rebels
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