Cumberland

(redirected from Wythburn)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Cumberland

(ˈkʌmbələnd)
n
(Placename) (until 1974) a county of NW England, now part of Cumbria

Cumberland

(ˈkʌmbələnd)
n
1. (Biography) Richard. 1631–1718, English theologian and moral philosopher; bishop of Peterborough (1691–1718)
2. (Biography) William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, known as Butcher Cumberland. 1721–65, English soldier, younger son of George II, noted for his defeat of Charles Edward Stuart at Culloden (1746) and his subsequent ruthless destruction of Jacobite rebels
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

Cum•ber•land

(ˈkʌm bər lənd)

n.
1. a former county in NW England, now part of Cumbria.
2. a city in NW Maryland, on the Potomac River. 23,230.
3. a river flowing W from SE Kentucky through N Tennessee into the Ohio River. 687 mi. (1106 km) long.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cumberland - English generalCumberland - English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
2.Cumberland - a river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern KentuckyCumberland - a river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern Kentucky
Bluegrass State, Kentucky, KY - a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mohamed Khashkhush, 24, of Wythburn Avenue, Manchester, is due to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court today.
Shocking video shows firefighters battling through the night to control the fire which tore through the shops in Wythburn Crescent, St Helens, on Halloween.
Crews fromMerseyside Fire & Rescue Servicewere called to Wythburn Crescent,St Helens, at 11.40pm to reports a shop roof was ablaze.
One of them, Helvellyn by Sunrise, has a 2am start from Wythburn Church, hopefully by moonlight.