Earhart



Amelia (Mary) 1897–1937, U.S. aviator: vanished in flight over Pacific Ocean.
Contemporary Examples

In the years that I was writing my biography of Earhart, I became smitten with her personality.
Is Amelia Earhart Mystery Solved? Why the Aviator Lifts Our Hearts Susan Butler June 3, 2012

What happened to Earhart when she disappeared while attempting to circumnavigate the globe in 1937?
Amelia Earhart: New Documentary Searches Underwater for Pilot and Her Plane Jane Mendelsohn August 16, 2012

Years after the book was published, the search for Earhart continues with more intensity than ever.
Amelia Earhart: New Documentary Searches Underwater for Pilot and Her Plane Jane Mendelsohn August 16, 2012

In the meantime, Earhart seems to have become more than a heroine, a myth, or even a mystery.
Amelia Earhart: New Documentary Searches Underwater for Pilot and Her Plane Jane Mendelsohn August 16, 2012

The more likely event, that Earhart did a wheels-up ditching in the sea, would have automatically destroyed the radio equipment.
Amelia Earhart Breakthrough? Don’t Bet On It Clive Irving June 2, 2012

Perhaps Earhart, or her plane, lurks in this spooky atmosphere.
Amelia Earhart: New Documentary Searches Underwater for Pilot and Her Plane Jane Mendelsohn August 16, 2012

Behind the search was Ted Waitt, a great admirer of Earhart.
Is Amelia Earhart Mystery Solved? Why the Aviator Lifts Our Hearts Susan Butler June 3, 2012

He continues to be enthralled not so much by Earhart as by the process of determining what exactly befell her and her aircraft.
How Amelia’s Plane Was Found Michael Daly October 29, 2014

Historical Examples

I remember once failing in my recitation, and after class Mr. Earhart came into my room to comfort me.
Modern Persia Mooshie G. Daniel

noun
Amelia. 1898–1937, US aviator: the first woman to fly the Atlantic (1928). She disappeared on a Pacific flight (1937)

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