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[suhth -er-luh nd] /ˈsʌð ər lənd/
Earl Wilbur, Jr. 1915–74, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1971.
George, 1862–1942, U.S. politician and jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1922–38.
Dame Joan, 1926–2010, Australian soprano.
Also called Sutherlandshire
[suhth -er-luh nd-sheer, -sher] /ˈsʌð ər ləndˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
. a historic county in N Scotland. Unabridged
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  • I know how it has acted on myself, who ought to have more prudence than Mr. Sutherland, if years are anything.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • Let us follow, for a little, the poor Highlanders of Sutherland to the sea-coast.

  • There was one great alleviation to the various discomforts of Sutherland's tutor-life.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • The Sutherland family looked at each other in angry astonishment.

  • One party of young men, going to Sutherland, stopped us to ask about the roads west and where to cross the river.

    The Cruise of a Schooner Albert W. Harris
British Dictionary definitions for Sutherland


(until 1975) a county of N Scotland, now part of Highland


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
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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