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-luhnd-sheer, -sher] . a historic county in N Scotland. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To sutherland
World English Dictionary
Sutherland1 (ˈsʌðələnd)
(until 1975) a county of N Scotland, now part of Highland

Sutherland2 (ˈsʌðələnd)
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, known as La Stupenda. born 1926, Australian operatic soprano

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Encyclopedia Britannica


historichistoric 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.

Learn more about Sutherland with a free trial on

Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source
Related Words
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature