Definition of Cumberland in US English:

Cumberland

proper noun

  • 1A city in northwestern Maryland, on the northern banks of the Potomac River; population 20,495 (est. 2008).

  • 2A city in northeastern Rhode Island, north of Providence; population 34,209 (est. 2008).

  • 3A former county of northwestern England. In 1974 it was united with Westmorland and part of Lancashire to form Cumbria.

Pronunciation

Cumberland

/ˈkəmbərlənd/