Cumberland

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geographical name Cum·ber·land \ˈkəm-bər-lənd\

Definition of Cumberland

  1. 1 river 687 miles (1106 kilometers) long in southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee flowing west into the Ohio River

  2. 2 city on the Potomac River in northwestern Maryland population 20,859

  3. 3 town in northeastern Rhode Island in an area that was originally part of Massachusetts population 33,506

  4. 4 former county of northwestern England; capital Carlisle — see cumbria — see also 2cumbrian


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