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Sunderland

[ suhn-der-luhnd ]
/ ˈsʌn dər lənd /
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noun
a seaport in Tyne and Wear, in NE England.
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Sunderland
/ (ˈsʌndələnd) /

noun
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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