city and port in NE Ohio, on Lake Erie: pop. 478,000
county in N England, on the North Sea: 231 sq mi
(597 sq km); pop. 550,000
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Word origin of 'Cleveland'
(sense 1) after Moses Cleaveland
(1754-1806), surveyor of the Western Reserve