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ˈsʌð ər lənd; -ˌʃɪər, -ʃərSuther·land

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sutherland, Joan Sutherland, Dame Joan Sutherlandnoun

    Australian operatic soprano (born in 1926)


  1. Sutherland

    Sutherland is a registration county, lieutenancy area and former county of Scotland. It is now within the Highland council area. In Gaelic the area is referred to according to its traditional areas: Dùthaich MhicAoidh, Asainte, and Cataibh. However, Cataibh will often be used to refer to the area as a whole. The burgh of the county is Dornoch. However, while Dornoch always had its own Burgh Council the County Offices and administrative centre was, and is, Golspie. Other settlements include Bonar Bridge, Lairg, Brora, Durness, Embo, Tongue, Golspie, Helmsdale, Lochinver, Scourie and Kinlochbervie. Sutherland became a local government area in 1890, and the county was abolished in 1975, when the Sutherland district was created as one of eight districts of the Highland Region. The region was created at the same time as the district. The district was abolished in 1996, when the region became a council area. The name Sutherland dates from the era of Norse rule and settlement over much of the Highlands and Islands, under the rule of the jarl of Orkney. Although it contains some of the northernmost land in the island of Great Britain, it was called Suðrland from the standpoint of Orkney and Caithness.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sutherland

    a maritime county of N. Scotland; presents a N. and a W. shore to the Atlantic, between Ross and Cromarty (S.) and Caithness (E.), and faces the North Sea on the SE., whence the land slopes upwards to the great mountain region and wild, precipitous loch-indented coasts of the W. and N.; scarcely 3 per cent, of the area is cultivated, but large numbers of sheep and cattle are raised; the Oykell is the longest (35 m.) of many streams, and Loch Shin the largest of 300 lochs; there are extensive deer forests and grouse moors, while valuable salmon and herring fisheries exist round the coasts; is the most sparsely populated county in Scotland. Dornoch is the county town.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. sutherland

    A county in the extreme north of Scotland. Sutherland received its name from the Northmen, who frequently descended upon and pillaged it prior to the 12th century, and called it the Southern Land, as being the limit on the south of their settlements.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sutherland in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sutherland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Dave Gregan:

    Mr Sutherland, just as you and I are, is entitled to a full defense.

  2. Liddy Barlow:

    When violence came to Christian sanctuaries of Mother Emanuel in Charleston, of Sutherland Springs in Texas, you stood with us, we will cry with you. We will resist anti-Semitism and all hatred with you and we will work with you to end violence.

  3. Alyssa Milano:

    It's sad that Vice President Mike Pence is so dismissive of the American lives lost in Las Vegas, Sutherland Springs, and Parkland — not to mention the thousands of people killed every month by gun violence.

  4. Kristin Graziano:

    Our officers removed Mr. Sutherland from his cell that morning in order to ensure that Jamal Sutherland received a timely bond hearing, as required by law, their efforts were complicated by the increasing effects that Jamal Sutherland was suffering as a result of mental illness.

  5. Bryan Holcombe:

    Sutherland Springs’s just not a problem to us, we know exactly where the family is, and Sutherland Springs’s not going to be long until we ’ll both be there, he said. And we’re really sort of looking forward to Sutherland Springs. Crystal Holcombes were upbeat and full of good humor during a telephone interview, and they are not an exception in this deeply evangelical part of Texas. What is so striking about relatives and friends of the 26 victims of the church shooting in Sutherland Springs is that they all believe good will come from this act of evil and that their loved ones are now safe for eternity, and breathing again, with God. Psychologists say such deep faith can help families deal with such a ghastly event. Even so, they warn that leaning too heavily on one’s religious beliefs can stunt the natural grieving period and result in post-traumatic stress later.

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    of persons; taken advantage of
    • A. squashy
    • B. urban
    • C. victimised
    • D. opaque

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