Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (“Monty”) 1887–1976, British field marshal: World War II commander of British 8th Army in Africa and Europe.
Lucy Maud, 1874–1942, Canadian writer, creator of Anne of Green Gables.
Richard, 1736–75, American Revolutionary general.
Wes (John Leslie Montgomery) 1925–68, U.S. jazz guitarist.
a city in and the capital of Alabama, in the central part, on the Alabama River.
a town in SW Ohio.
a male given name.
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noun an extremely compact violently variable form of active galaxy BL Lac object (bē’ěl’ läk’) A distant radio galaxy with an intensely bright active galactic nucleus that emits a jet of material directly toward the Earth. BL Lac objects may be a class of blazar, though there is evidence that they are an optical effect […]
Boris Leonidovich [bawr-is,, bohr-,, bor-;; Russian buh-ryees lyi-uh-nyee-duh-vyich] /ˈbɔr ɪs,, ˈboʊr-,, ˈbɒr-;; Russian bʌˈryis lyɪ ʌˈnyi də vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1890–1960, Russian poet, novelist, and translator: declined 1958 Nobel prize. Contemporary Examples Great New Reads The Daily Beast October 30, 2010 Madoff’s Longtime Rival On What Made Him Tick Emily Church December 22, 2008 Great […]
Benjamin Louis Paul [bahn-zha-man lwee pawl] /bɑ̃ ʒaˈmɛ̃ lwi pɔl/ (Show IPA), 1849–95, French violinist and composer. Jean-Luc [zhahn-lyk] /ʒɑ̃ˈlük/ (Show IPA), born 1930, French filmmaker. Contemporary Examples Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ Plagiarism Sin Richard Rushfield February 18, 2011 ‘Frances Ha’ Director Noah Baumbach and Star and Co-Writer Greta Gerwig on Hipsters Marlow Stern […]
Burt L. pseudonym of Gilbert Patten. Myles or Miles [mahylz] /maɪlz/ (Show IPA), c1584–1656, American settler, born in England: military leader in Plymouth Colony. noun a stand, usually of metal, for pens, ink bottles, etc noun Myles (or Miles). ?1584–1656, English military leader of the Pilgrim Fathers at Plymouth, New England