Abigail (Smith) 1744–1818, U.S. social and political figure (wife of John Adams).
Alice, 1926–1999, U.S. writer.
Ansel, 1902–84, U.S. photographer.
Brooks, 1848–1927, U.S. historian and political scientist (son of Charles Francis Adams and brother of Henry Brooks Adams).
Charles Francis, 1807–86, U.S. statesman: minister to Great Britain 1861–68 (son of John Quincy Adams).
Franklin P(ierce) (“F.P.A”) 1881–1960, U.S. author and columnist.
Henry (Brooks) 1838–1918, U.S. historian, writer, and teacher (son of Charles Francis Adams).
[truhs-loh] /ˈtrʌs loʊ/ (Show IPA), 1878–1949, U.S. historian.
John, 1735–1826, 2nd president of the U.S. 1797–1801: a leader in the American Revolution.
John Michael Geoffrey Manningham
[man-ing-uh m] /ˈmæn ɪŋ əm/ (Show IPA), (“Tom”) 1931–85, Barbadian political leader: prime minister 1976–85.
[kwin-zee,, -see] /ˈkwɪn zi,, -si/ (Show IPA), 1767–1848, 6th president of the U.S. 1825–29; secretary of state 1817–25 (son of John Adams).
Léonie Fuller [ley-oh-nee] /leɪˈoʊ ni/ (Show IPA), 1899–1988, U.S. poet.
Maude (Maude Kiskadden) 1872–1953, U.S. actress.
Roger, 1889–1971, U.S. chemist.
Samuel, 1722–1803, American statesman: a leader in the American Revolution.
Samuel Hopkins, 1874–1958, U.S. journalist and novelist.
Walter Sydney, 1876–1956, U.S. astronomer.
Mount. a mountain in SW Washington, in the Cascade Range. 12,307 feet (3751 meters).
a mountain in N New Hampshire, in the White Mountains. 5798 feet (1767 meters).
a city in W Massachusetts.
a mountain in SW Washington, in the Cascade Range. Height: 3751 m (12 307 ft)
Gerry, full name Gerrard Adams. born 1948, Northern Ireland politician; president of Sinn Féin from 1983: negotiated the Irish Republican Army ceasefires in 1994–96 and 1997; member of the parliament of the Irish Republic from 2011
Henry (Brooks). 1838–1918, US historian and writer. His works include Mont Saint Michel et Chartres (1913) and his autobiography The Education of Henry Adams (1918)
John. 1735–1826, second president of the US (1797–1801); US ambassador to Great Britain (1785–88); helped draft the Declaration of Independence (1776)
John Coolidge. born 1947, US composer; works include the operas Nixon in China (1987) and The Death of Klinghoffer (1991)
John Couch. 1819–92, British astronomer who deduced the existence and position of the planet Neptune
John Quincey. son of John Adams. 1767–1848, sixth president of the US (1825–29); secretary of state (1817–25)
Richard. born 1920, British author; his novels include Watership Down (1972), The Plague Dogs (1977), and Traveller (1988)
Samuel. 1722–1803, US revolutionary leader; one of the organizers of the Boston Tea Party; a signatory of the Declaration of Independence
American astronomer who demonstrated that the essential brightness of a star could be calculated by studying its spectrum and who introduced a method for measuring the distance of stars based on their brightness. In 1915 he discovered Sirius B, the first known white dwarf star, and his measurement of the gravitational red shift in the light leaving its surface was accepted as evidence for Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity.
noun, Hinduism, Buddhism. 1. the highest stage in meditation, in which a person experiences oneness with the universe. noun 1. (Buddhism, Hinduism) a state of deep meditative contemplation which leads to higher consciousness noun a state of deep concentration in the object of meditation, a state of being totally aware of the present moment; one-pointedness […]
noun 1. Samhain. noun 1. a festival of the ancient Celts, held around November 1 to celebrate the beginning of winter. noun 1. an ancient Celtic festival held on Nov 1 to mark the beginning of winter and the beginning of a new year. It is also celebrated by modern pagans noun October 31, Halloween; […]
noun 1. a Hindu religious society or movement.
noun 1. a Persian noble who lived in the 8th century a.d., progenitor of the Samanid dynasty.