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Sutherland

[suhth -er-luh nd] /ˈsʌð ər lənd/
noun
1.
Earl Wilbur, Jr. 1915–74, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1971.
2.
George, 1862–1942, U.S. politician and jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1922–38.
3.
Dame Joan, 1926–2010, Australian soprano.
4.
Also called Sutherlandshire
[suhth -er-luh nd-sheer, -sher] /ˈsʌð ər ləndˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
. a historic county in N Scotland.
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British Dictionary definitions for Sutherland

Sutherland1

/ˈsʌðələnd/
noun
1.
(until 1975) a county of N Scotland, now part of Highland

Sutherland2

/ˈsʌðələnd/
noun
1.
Graham. 1903–80, English artist, noted for his work as an official war artist (1941–44), for his tapestry Christ in Majesty (1962) in Coventry Cathedral, and for his portraits
2.
Dame Joan, 1926–2010 known as La Stupenda. Australian operatic soprano
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Sutherland in Medicine

Sutherland Suth·er·land (sŭð'ər-lənd), Earl Wilbur, Jr. 1915-1974.

American physiologist. He won a 1971 Nobel Prize for showing that cyclic AMP within the cell is the agent that moderates the action of hormones.

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Encyclopedia Article for Sutherland

historic county, northern Scotland. It faces the North Sea on the east and the Atlantic Ocean on the north and northwest, where Cape Wrath, with its magnificent cliffs, is mainland Great Britain's northwestern extremity. It lies entirely within the Highland council area.

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