Sunderland

geographical name
Sun·​der·​land | \ ˈsən-dər-lənd How to pronounce Sunderland (audio) \

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seaport on the North Sea in Tyne and Wear, northern England population 174,000

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“Sunderland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sunderland. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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