Cumberland

geographical name
Cum·​ber·​land | \ ˈkəm-bər-lənd How to pronounce Cumberland (audio) \

Definition of Cumberland

1 river 687 miles (1106 kilometers) long in southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee flowing west into the Ohio River
2 city on the Potomac River in northwestern Maryland population 20,859
3 town in northeastern Rhode Island in an area that was originally part of Massachusetts population 33,506
4 former county of northwestern England; capital Carlisle — see cumbria

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“Cumberland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cumberland. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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