Cleveland

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biographical name Cleve·land \ ˈklēv-lənd \

Definition of Cleveland

(Stephen) Grover 1837–1908 22nd and 24th president of the U.S. (1885–89; 1893–97)

Cleveland

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geographical name Cleve·land \ ˈklēv-lənd \

Definition of Cleveland

1 city and port on Lake Erie in northeastern Ohio population 396,815
Note: Cleveland is the most populous city in Ohio.
2 city in southeastern Tennessee east-northeast of Chattanooga population 41,285

Clevelander

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