Sir Lawrence, 1836–1912, English painter, born in the Netherlands.
D(avid) H(erbert) 1885–1930, English novelist.
Ernest O(rlando) 1901–58, U.S. physicist: inventor of the cyclotron; Nobel Prize 1939.
Gertrude, 1901?–52, English actress.
Jacob, 1917–2000, U.S. painter and educator.
James, 1781–1813, U.S. naval officer in the War of 1812.
Saint. Also, Lorenzo. Latin Laurentius. died a.d. 258? early church martyr.
Sir Thomas, 1769–1830, English painter.
T(homas) E(dward) (T. E. Shaw”Lawrence of Arabia”) 1888–1935, English archaeologist, adventurer, soldier, and writer.
a city in NE Massachusetts, on the Merrimack River.
a city in E Kansas, on the Kansas River.
a town in central Indiana.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “a man of Laurentum.”.
Sir Lawrence Alma-, Alma-Tadema, Sir Lawrence.
Sir Lawrence. 1836–1912, Dutch-English painter of studies of Greek and Roman life
Saint. died 258 ad, Roman martyr: according to tradition he was roasted to death on a gridiron. Feast day: Aug 10
D(avid) H(erbert). 1885–1930, British novelist, poet, and short-story writer. Many of his works deal with the destructiveness of modern industrial society, contrasted with the beauty of nature and instinct, esp the sexual impulse. His novels include Sons and Lovers (1913), The Rainbow (1915), Women in Love (1920), and Lady Chatterley’s Lover (1928)
Ernest Orlando. 1901–58, US physicist, who invented the cyclotron (1931): Nobel prize for physics 1939
Gertrude. 1898–1952, British actress, noted esp for her roles in comedies such as Noël Coward’s Private Lives (1930)
Sir Thomas. 1769–1830, British portrait painter
T(homas) E(dward), known as Lawrence of Arabia. 1888–1935, British soldier and writer. He took a major part in the Arab revolt against the Turks (1916–18), proving himself an outstanding guerrilla leader. He described his experiences in The Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1926)
American physicist who in 1929 built the first cyclotron, which he used to study the structure of the atom, transmute elements, and produce artificial radiation. His work laid the foundation for the development of the atomic bomb.
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noun 1. a river in NW Canada, in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, flowing northwest from Great Slave Lake to the Beaufort Sea: the longest river in Canada; navigable in summer. Length: 1770 km (1100 miles) noun 1. Sir Alexander. ?1755–1820, Scottish explorer and fur trader in Canada. He explored the Mackenzie River (1789) and […]
noun 1. Sir Colin, Baron Clyde. 1792–1863, British field marshal who relieved Lucknow for the second time (1857) and commanded in Oudh, suppressing the Indian Mutiny 2. Donald. 1921–67, English water speed record-holder 3. Sir Malcolm, father of Donald Campbell. 1885–1948, English racing driver and land speed record-holder 4. Mrs Patrick, original name Beatrice Stella […]
noun 1. Sir Martin. ?1535–94, English navigator and explorer: made three unsuccessful voyages in search of the Northwest Passage (1576; 1577; 1578), visiting Labrador and Baffin Island noun 1. Gilbert. 1900–76, British philosopher. His works include The Concept of Mind (1949) 2. Sir Martin. 1918–84, British astronomer, noted for his research on radio astronomy: Astronomer […]