See under Thompson River.
Benjamin, Count Rumford, 1753–1814, English physicist and diplomat, born in the U.S.
David, 1770–1857, Canadian fur trader, surveyor, author, and explorer, born in England.
David, born 1954, U.S. basketball player.
Dorothy, 1894–1961, U.S. journalist.
Francis, 1859–1907, English poet.
J(ames) Walter, 1847–1928, U.S. advertising executive.
Sir John Sparrow David, 1844–94, Canadian statesman: prime minister 1892–94.
[ran-dl] /ˈræn dl/ (Show IPA), 1899–1984, U.S. composer and teacher.
Sylvia, 1902–68, English novelist, born in Scotland.
a city in N central Manitoba, in central Canada: nickel mining.
a town in NE Connecticut.
a river with two branches, (North Thompson) and (South Thompson) that join in S British Columbia, Canada, flowing W and SW to the Fraser River: 304 miles (489 km) long.
a river in S Iowa and N Missouri, flowing SE and S to the Grand River. 175 miles (282 km) long.
Benjamin, Count Rumford. 1753–1814, Anglo-American physicist, noted for his work on the nature of heat
Daley. born 1958, British athlete: Olympic decathlon champion (1980, 1984)
Emma. born 1959, British actress: her films include Howards End (1991), Sense and Sensibility (1996; also wrote screenplay), Primary Colors (1998), and Love Actually (2003)
Flora (Jane). 1876–1947, British writer, author of the autobiographical Lark Rise to Candleford (1945)
Francis. 1859–1907, British poet, best known for the mystical poem The Hound of Heaven (1893)
American-born British physicist who conducted numerous experiments on heat and friction, which led him to discover that heat is produced by moving particles.
- South tyneside
/ˈtaɪnˌsaɪd/ noun 1. a unitary authority of NE England, in Tyne and Wear. Pop: 151 700 (2003 est). Area: 64 sq km (25 sq miles)
- South tyrol
noun 1. a former part of the Austrian state of Tyrol: ceded to Italy in 1919, becoming the Bolzano and Trento provinces of the Trentino-Alto Adige Autonomous Region. Area: 14 037 sq km (5420 sq miles)
noun 1. a former country in SE Asia that comprised Vietnam S of about 17° N latitude; a separate state 1954–75; now part of reunified Vietnam. Capital: Saigon. South Vietnam noun 1. a former republic (1955–76) occupying the S of present-day Vietnam on the South China Sea and the Gulf of Thailand
noun 1. bald cypress. bald cypress noun 1. a tree, Taxodium distichum, of swampy areas of the southern U.S., having featherlike needles and cone-shaped projections growing up from the roots, yielding a hardwood used in construction, shipbuilding, etc. bald cypress noun 1. another name for swamp cypress