[gris-kuh m] /ˈgrɪs kəm/ (Show IPA), 1752–1836, maker of the first U.S. flag.
Harold Wallace, 1892–1951, U.S. publisher and editor.
Sir James Clark, 1800–62, English navigator: explorer of the Arctic and the Antarctic.
his uncle, Sir John, 1777–1856, Scottish naval officer and arctic explorer.
John (CoowescooweorKooweskoowe) 1790–1866, Cherokee leader.
Nellie Tayloe [tey-loh] /ˈteɪ loʊ/ (Show IPA), 1876–1977, U.S. politician and governor of Wyoming: first woman U.S. governor 1925–27.
Sir Ronald, 1857–1932, English physician: Nobel prize 1902.
a male given name.
Diana. born 1944, US singer: lead vocalist (1961–69) with Motown group the Supremes, whose hits include “Baby Love” (1964). Her subsequent recordings include Lady Sings the Blues (film soundtrack, 1972), and Chain Reaction (1986)
Sir James Clark. 1800–62, British naval officer; explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic. He located the north magnetic pole (1831) and discovered the Ross Sea during an Antarctic voyage (1839–43)
his uncle, Sir John. 1777–1856, Scottish naval officer and Arctic explorer
Sir Ronald. 1857–1932, English bacteriologist, who discovered the transmission of malaria by mosquitoes: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1902
Ross (rôs), Sir Ronald. 1857-1932.
British physician. He won a 1902 Nobel Prize for proving that malaria is transmitted to humans by the bite of the mosquito.
Baldassare [bahl-dahs-sah-re] /ˌbɑl dɑsˈsɑ rɛ/ (Show IPA), (I”Il Buranello”) 1706–85, Italian composer. Historical Examples She made her first appearance when seventeen years old at the theatre of Lucca, in Galuppi’s opera, “Sofonisba.” Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday Henry C. Lahee But the music was not all to the tune of “A Toccata of Galuppi’s.” […]
Horatio, 1728–1806, American Revolutionary general, born in England. William (“Bill”) born 1956, U.S. entrepreneur. a movable barrier, usually on hinges, closing an opening in a fence, wall, or other enclosure. an opening permitting passage through an enclosure. a tower, architectural setting, etc., for defending or adorning such an opening or for providing a monumental entrance […]
Beniamino [be-nyah-mee-naw] /ˌbɛ nyɑˈmi nɔ/ (Show IPA), 1890–1957, Italian operatic tenor. Contemporary Examples After all, who would want to become a horrible Hollywood cliché—a la Shanghai Surprise or Gigli. Zoe Kazan Talks About Starring in ‘Ruby Sparks,’ Grandfather Elia Kazan, & More Marlow Stern July 25, 2012 A big reason that Gigli bombed with audiences […]
a woman employed by a bar, nightclub, etc., to act as a companion to male customers and induce them to buy drinks. n. 1936, abbreviation of bar girl, U.S. slang for a woman paid to encourage customers at a bar to buy her drinks. noun A promiscuous girl or woman, esp one who works in […]