Definition of Cleveland from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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  1. 1the second largest city in the US state of Ohio. It is on Lake Erie and is a major port. John D Rockefeller began Standard Oil there in 1870. Cleveland was the first large US city to have an African American mayor.
  2. 2a former county in north-east England, formed in 1974 from parts of Durham and North Yorkshire. Its administrative centre was Middlesbrough.
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