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A city of northeast Ohio on Lake Erie. A port of entry and industrial center, the city was laid out in 1796 by Moses Cleaveland (1754-1806).


1. (Placename) a former county of NE England formed in 1974 from parts of E Durham and N Yorkshire; replaced in 1996 by the unitary authorities of Hartlepool (Durham), Stockton-on-Tees (Durham), Middlesbrough (North Yorkshire) and Redcar and Cleveland (North Yorkshire)
2. (Placename) a port in NE Ohio, on Lake Erie: major heavy industries. Pop: 461 324 (2003 est)
3. (Placename) a hilly region of NE England, extending from the Cleveland Hills to the River Tees


(Biography) Stephen Grover. 1837–1908, US Democratic politician; the 22nd and 24th president of the US (1885–89; 1893–97)


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1. (Stephen) Grover, 1837–1908, 22nd and 24th president of the U.S. 1885–89, 1893–97.
2. a port in NE Ohio, on Lake Erie. 498,246.
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Noun1.Cleveland - the largest city in OhioCleveland - the largest city in Ohio; located in northeastern Ohio on Lake Erie; a major Great Lakes port
Buckeye State, OH, Ohio - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
2.Cleveland - 22nd and 24th President of the United States (1837-1908)Cleveland - 22nd and 24th President of the United States (1837-1908)
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Wines- burg was proud of the hands of Wing Biddlebaum in the same spirit in which it was proud of Banker White's new stone house and Wesley Moyer's bay stallion, Tony Tip, that had won the two-fifteen trot at the fall races in Cleveland.
Will you come and spend some time at Cleveland this Christmas?
You cannot think what a sweet place Cleveland is; and we are so gay now, for Mr.
He was a telegraph messenger boy in New York during the Civil War, then a telegraph operator in Cleveland.
He watched them from his bush, cramped but immovable, watched them gather and range themselves and signal and pick up men, until at last they sailed away towards the glowing sunset, going to the great Asiatic rendez-vous, above the oil wells of Cleveland.
Cleveland I became impressed with his simplicity, greatness, and rugged honesty.
But then Ophelia had probably known Hamlet a long while; and Brenda Troil--she had known Mordaunt Merton ever since they were children; but then he seems to have been an estimable young man; and Minna was still more deeply in love with Cleveland, who was a stranger.
I went about telling the story to people, and trying to make them find it as amusing as I did, but whether I ever succeeded I cannot say, though the notion of a version with modifications constantly grew with me, till one day I went to the city of Cleveland with my father.
Darnell, his newest mother, lived in Cleveland, Ohio.
What's the use of bragging about being from the North, or the South, or the old manor house in the dale, or Euclid avenue, Cleveland, or Pike's Peak, or Fairfax County, Va.
After calling at one or two flat places, with low dams stretching out into the lake, whereon were stumpy lighthouses, like windmills without sails, the whole looking like a Dutch vignette, we came at midnight to Cleveland, where we lay all night, and until nine o'clock next morning.
Oh, I began that once; I read to where Minna is walking with Cleveland, and I could never get to read the rest.