[hoh-nuh s] /ˈhoʊ nəs/ (Show IPA), (John Peter) 1874–1955, U.S. baseball player.
[ot-oh;; German awt-oh] /ˈɒt oʊ;; German ˈɔt oʊ/ (Show IPA), 1841–1918, Austrian architect.
[rich-erd;; German rikh-ahrt] /ˈrɪtʃ ərd;; German ˈrɪx ɑrt/ (Show IPA), 1813–83, German composer.
Robert F(erdinand) 1877–1953, U.S. politician.
his son, Robert F(erdinand), Jr. 1910–91, U.S. politician: mayor of New York City 1954–65.
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Otto. 1841–1918, Austrian architect, whose emphasis on function and structure in such buildings as the Post Office Savings Bank, Vienna (1904–06), influenced the development of modern architecture
(Wilhelm) Richard (ˈrɪçart). 1813–83, German romantic composer noted chiefly for his invention of the music drama. His cycle of four such dramas The Ring of the Nibelung was produced at his own theatre in Bayreuth in 1876. His other operas include Tannhäuser (1845; revised 1861), Tristan and Isolde (1865), and Parsifal (1882)
Horace, 4th Earl of Orford [awr-ferd] /ˈɔr fərd/ (Show IPA), (Horatio Walpole) 1717–97, English novelist and essayist (son of Sir Robert Walpole). Sir Hugh Seymour, 1884–1941, English novelist, born in New Zealand. Sir Robert, 1st Earl of Orford [awr-ferd] /ˈɔr fərd/ (Show IPA), 1676–1745, British statesman: prime minister 1715–17; 1721–42. a city in E Massachusetts. […]
Earl, 1891–1974, U.S. lawyer and political leader: chief justice of the U.S. 1953–69. Joseph, 1741–75, American physician, statesman, and patriot. Mercy Otis, 1728–1814, U.S. historian and poet (sister of James Otis). Robert Penn, 1905–89, U.S. novelist and poet: named the first U.S. poet laureate (1986–87). a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit. a city in […]
Sir Robert Alexander, 1892–1973, Scottish physicist: helped develop radar. noun Sir Robert Alexander. 1892–1973, Scottish physicist, who played a leading role in the development of radar Watson-Watt (wŏt’sən-wŏt’) British physicist who pioneered the development of radar. In 1919 he produced a system for locating thunderstorms by tracking their radio emissions. In the 1930s Watson-Watt led […]
Robert, 1864–1928, U.S. lawyer and statesman: secretary of state 1915–20. a city in and the capital of Michigan, in the S part. a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago. a state in the N central United States. 58,216 sq. mi. (150,780 sq. km). Capital: Lansing. Abbreviation: MI (for use with zip code), Mich. Lake, a […]