Whitney



Eli, 1765–1825, U.S. manufacturer and inventor.
John Hay, 1904–82, U.S. diplomat and newspaper publisher.
Josiah Dwight, 1819–96, U.S. geologist.
William Dwight, 1827–94, U.S. philologist and lexicographer (brother of Josiah Dwight).
Mount, a mountain in E California, in the Sierra Nevada. 14,495 feet (4418 meters).
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

The Saga of Whitney Houston’s Last Movie, ‘Sparkle’ Howard Rosenman February 12, 2012
New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019 Dave Majumdar December 30, 2014
Hollywood’s Billionaire Divorce Scandal Jacob Bernstein May 24, 2010
Is This the Next Idol? Venetia Thompson October 28, 2009
Whitney Houston’s 9 Greatest Performances (Video) The Daily Beast Video February 11, 2012

Historical Examples

Johnstone of the Border Harold Bindloss
The Daughter of a Magnate Frank H. Spearman
A Final Reckoning G. A. Henty
Five Little Peppers And How They Grew Margaret Sidney
Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing

noun
Mount Whitney, a mountain in E California: the highest peak in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and in continental US (excluding Alaska). Height: 4418 m (14 495 ft)
noun
Eli. 1765–1825, US inventor of a mechanical cotton gin (1793) and pioneer manufacturer of interchangeable parts
William Dwight. 1827–94, US philologist, noted esp for his Sanskrit Grammar (1879)

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