Lamar



[luh-mahr] /ləˈmɑr/

noun
1.
Joseph R. 1857–1916, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1911–16.
2.
Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus
[kwin-tuh s sin-suh-nat-uh s,, -ney-tuh s] /ˈkwɪn təs ˌsɪn səˈnæt əs,, -ˈneɪ təs/ (Show IPA), 1825–93, U.S. politician and jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1888–93.
3.
a male given name.

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