Definition of Cleveland in English:


proper noun

  • 1A former county on the North Sea coast of north-eastern England, formed in 1974 from parts of Durham and North Yorkshire and replaced in 1996 by the unitary councils of Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Stockton-on-Tees, and Redcar and Cleveland.

  • 2A major port and industrial city in north-eastern Ohio, situated on Lake Erie; population 433,748 (2008).