William Lawrence, 1904–1993, U.S. journalist, news broadcaster, and writer.
James, 1596–1666, English dramatist. William, 1694–1771, English governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony 1741–56: urged assault on Louisburg. a city on the S shore of Long Island, in SE New York. a male or female given name: a family name taken from an Old English placename. Contemporary Examples Irrational Obama Exuberance John Avlon November 25, 2008 […]
William Bradford, 1910–1989, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1956. Historical Examples John Ermine of the Yellowstone Frederic Remington Held for Orders Frank H. Spearman Held for Orders Frank H. Spearman Held for Orders Frank H. Spearman Held for Orders Frank H. Spearman Held for Orders Frank H. Spearman Held for Orders Frank H. Spearman Held for […]
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(Ernst) Werner von [ernst ver-nuh r fuh n] /ˈɛrnst ˈvɛr nər fən/ (Show IPA), 1816–92, German inventor and electrical engineer. his brother, Sir William (Karl Wilhelm Siemens) 1823–83, English inventor, born in Germany. Historical Examples The Story of Great Inventions Elmer Ellsworth Burns noun (pl) siemens the derived SI unit of electrical conductance equal to […]
William Gilmore [gil-mawr,, -mohr] /ˈgɪl mɔr,, -moʊr/ (Show IPA), 1806–70, U.S. author. Historical Examples The Ocean Wireless Boys And The Naval Code John Henry Goldfrap, AKA Captain Wilbur Lawton The Story of the Outlaw Emerson Hough The Iron Boys on the Ore Boats James R. Mears The Story of the Outlaw Emerson Hough A Man […]