Cumberland

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cumberland a river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern Kentucky
    • n Cumberland English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
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Usage

In literature:

A nearly similar case has frequently occurred in the Cumberland Gardens, Windsor Great Park.
"Anecdotes of Dogs" by Edward Jesse
Old MacEuan who hass the second sight saw a vision in the night of Cumberland's ridens driving over a field lost to the North.
"A Daughter of Raasay" by William MacLeod Raine
Ernest, Duke of Cumberland 46 Son.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
The British ship "Cumberland" was purchased in London, and renamed the "San Martin.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
The Devil, he was busy at my ear, and whispered me, 'If the fools in Cumberland hang her, what fault o' thine?
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 109, November, 1866" by Various
Gypsum is also found up the Bay, near Cumberland, and Manganese at Quaco.
"First History of New Brunswick" by Peter Fisher
The Cumberland mountains in Tennessee contain immense deposits.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
A KNIGHT OF THE CUMBERLAND.
"The Free Range" by Francis William Sullivan
Some days later I left Talamacco for Wora, near Cape Cumberland, a small station of Mr. D.'s, Mr. F.'s neighbour.
"Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific" by Felix Speiser
The Duke of Cumberland and his forces were the only obstacle between the Prince's army and London.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
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In poetry:

"I would set that castell in a low,
And sloken it with English blood;
There's nevir a man in Cumberland
Should ken where Carlisle castell stood.
"Kinmont Willie" by Andrew Lang
Cruel, haughty, and cold,
He ever was strong and bold—
Shall he shrink from a wooden stem?
He will think of that brave band
He sank in the Cumberland—
Ay, he will sink like them.
"The Bay-Fight" by Henry Howard Brownell
Never or now! roars the hoarse-throated cannon
Through the black canopy blotting the skies;
Never or now! flaps the shell-blasted pennon
O'er the deep ooze where the Cumberland lies!
"Never Or Now" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Cumberland's Mike Roose named strength and conditioning coordinator of Red Sox' farm system.
Getting to know Cumberland native Mike Roose .
Editor's note: This story about Cumberland's Mike Roose first appeared in The Call on July 7, 2010.
Got a note last night about a last-minute-of-sorts Russian River event at Memphis Taproom (2331 E. Cumberland St.) for today.
KEENE — There are only two rutabaga festivals that happen each year in the US — one in Cumberland, Wisconsin and the other in Keene.
Cirque du Soleil will bring their traveling show Saltimbanco to the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland from October 10th through the 14th.
More stories in Cumberland County Voices.
CUMBERLAND — Lisa Beaulieu will lead the school committee after being nominated and unanimously chosen as the new chairwoman of the board during a post-election reorganization meeting last week.
Enlarge The Birmingham News Cumberland, circa 1858.
Cumberland School of Law 50th Anniversary gallery (22 photos).
A Cumberland County Superior Court judge has.
Like it, however, other homes once connected to Cumberland Island's wealthy former owners soon will become open to the public.
Georgia's Cumberland Island National Seashore .
Seedtime on the Cumberland.
More stories in Cumberland County.
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