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ˈkʌm bər ləndCum·ber·land

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Cumberland, William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, Butcher Cumberlandnoun

    English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)

  2. Cumberland, Cumberland Rivernoun

    a river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern Kentucky


  1. Cumberlandnoun

    A maritime traditional county of England, bordered by Dumfries-shire, Roxburghshire, Northumberland, County Durham, Westmorland, Lancashire and the Irish Sea; part of Cumbria for administrative purposes.

  2. Cumberlandnoun

    A city in Allegheny County, Maryland, USA. Cumberland, Maryland is the county seat of Allegheny County.

  3. Cumberlandnoun

    A town on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.


  1. Cumberland

    Cumberland is a historic county of North West England that had an administrative function from the 12th century until 1974. It bordered Northumberland to the east, County Durham to the southeast, Westmorland and Lancashire to the south, and Dumfriesshire in Scotland to the north. It formed an administrative county from 1889 to 1974 and now forms, along with Westmorland and parts of historic northern Lancashire, Cumbria.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cumberland

    a county in N. of England, of mountain and dale, with good agricultural and pasture land, and a rich coal-field on the coast, as well as other minerals in the interior.

Editors Contribution

  1. Cumberland

    In MD Allegany county.

    Submitted by anonymous on September 3, 2019  
  2. Cumberlandnoun

    Land of the peaks or Peak Dtstrict

    Etymology: Cumbra = Hill, Peak or Summit

    Submitted by pauld.05757 on November 14, 2021  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Cumberland

    The land of the Cymri.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cumberland in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cumberland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  • pauld.05757
    The Cymri never lived in Cumberland. I translate it as "Land of the peaks" or "Peak District"
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