Harrison, 1908–93, U.S. journalist and writer.
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne Cecil
[tawl-buh t gas-koin,, tal-] /ˈtɔl bət ˈgæs kɔɪn,, ˈtæl-/ (Show IPA), 3rd Marquis of, 1830–1903, British statesman: prime minister 1885–86, 1886–92, 1895–1902.
former name of Harare.
a city in Wiltshire, in S England: cathedral.
a city in central North Carolina.
a city in E Maryland.
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the former name (until 1982) of Harare
a city in S Australia: an industrial suburb of N Adelaide. Pop: 118 422 (2006)
a city in S England, in SE Wiltshire: nearby Old Sarum was the site of an Early Iron Age hill fort; its cathedral (1220–58) has the highest spire in England. Pop: 43 355 (2001) Ancient name Sarum Official name New Sarum
Robert Gascoyne Cecil (ˈɡæskɔɪn), 3rd Marquess of Salisbury. 1830–1903, British statesman; Conservative prime minister (1885–86; 1886–92; 1895–1902). His greatest interest was in foreign and imperial affairs
Clara (Clara Wieck) 1819–96, German pianist and composer (wife of Robert Schumann). Robert [rob-ert;; German roh-bert] /ˈrɒb ərt;; German ˈroʊ bɛrt/ (Show IPA), 1810–56, German composer. Historical Examples The World’s Great Men of Music Harriette Brower His Masterpiece Emile Zola Musicians of To-Day Romain Rolland Melomaniacs James Huneker Memoirs of My Dead Life George Moore […]
Robert [rob-ert;; French raw-ber] /ˈrɒb ərt;; French rɔˈbɛr/ (Show IPA), 1886–1963, French political leader: premier of France 1947–48. William (Howard) 1910–92, U.S. composer and teacher. Contemporary Examples The Sartorialist Hits Miami Beach: Inside Scott Schuman’s Exhibition Ann Binlot December 8, 2013 Historical Examples State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman […]
Barbara Ann, born 1928, Canadian figure skater. Dred [dred] /drɛd/ (Show IPA), 1795?–1858, a black slave whose suit for freedom (1857) was denied by the U.S. Supreme Court (Dred Scott Decision) on the grounds that a slave was not a citizen and therefore could not sue in a federal court. Duncan Campbell, 1862–1947, Canadian poet […]
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