former county of NW England, now part of Cumbria county
river in S Ky. & N Tenn., flowing west into the Ohio
at the S Ill
. border: 687 mi
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Word origin of 'Cumberland'(sense 2) after William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-65), son of George II; Brit general