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Alexander, 1757–1804, American statesman and writer on government: the first Secretary of the Treasury 1789–97; mortally wounded by Aaron Burr in a duel.
Alice, 1869–1970, U.S. physician, educator, and toxicologist.
Edith, 1867–1963, U.S. classical scholar and writer.
Lady Emma (Amy or Emily, Lyon) 1765?–1815, mistress of Viscount Nelson.
Sir Ian Standish Monteith
[mon-teeth] /ˈmɒn tiθ/ (Show IPA), 1853–1947, British general.
Sir William, 1788–1856, Scottish philosopher.
Sir William Rowan
[roh-uh n] /ˈroʊ ən/ (Show IPA), 1805–65, Irish mathematician and astronomer.
former name of Churchill River.
Also called Grand River. a river flowing E through S Labrador into the Atlantic. 600 miles (965 km).
Mount, a mountain of the Coast Range in California, near San Jose: site of Lick Observatory. 4209 feet (1283 meters).
a seaport in SE Ontario, in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario.
a city on central North Island, in New Zealand.
an administrative district in the Strathclyde region, in S Scotland. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
a city in this district, SE of Glasgow.
a city in SW Ohio.
a seaport in and the capital of Bermuda.
a male given name.
a group of islands in the Atlantic, 580 miles (935 km) E of North Carolina: a British colony; resort. 19 sq. mi. (49 sq. km).
Capital: Hamilton.
Contemporary Examples

All Hail Richard Hamilton, the Father of British Pop Art Chloë Ashby February 21, 2014
Let’s Chill Out on the First Person, Journalists Justin Green January 1, 2013
Just Get Out of There Matthew Yglesias August 15, 2009
Rediscovering Richard Dawkins: An Interview J.P. O’Malley September 22, 2013
All Hail Richard Hamilton, the Father of British Pop Art Chloë Ashby February 21, 2014

Historical Examples

Poor Relations Compton Mackenzie
Chronicles of Border Warfare Alexander Scott Withers
Uncle Max Rosa Nouchette Carey
The Memoirs of Count Grammont, Complete Anthony Hamilton
The Woodcraft Girls at Camp Lillian Elizabeth Roy

a port in central Canada, in S Ontario on Lake Ontario: iron and steel industry. Pop: 618 820 (2001)
a city in New Zealand, on central North Island. Pop: 129 300 (2004 est)
a town in S Scotland, in South Lanarkshire near Glasgow. Pop: 48 546 (2001)
the capital and chief port of Bermuda. Pop: 3461 (2000)
the former name of Churchill (sense 1)
Alexander. ?1757–1804, American statesman. He was a leader of the Federalists and as first secretary of the Treasury (1789–95) established a federal bank
Lady Emma. ?1765–1815, mistress of Nelson
James, 1st Duke of Hamilton. 1606–49, Scottish supporter of Charles I in the English Civil War: defeated by Cromwell at the Battle of Preston and executed
Lewis (Carl). born 1985, English racing driver; Formula One world champion (2008)
Richard. 1922–2011, British artist: a pioneer of the pop art style
Sir William Rowan. 1805–65, Irish mathematician: founded Hamiltonian mechanics and formulated the theory of quaternions
a UK Overseas Territory consisting of a group of over 150 coral islands (the Bermudas) in the NW Atlantic: discovered in about 1503, colonized by the British by 1612, although not acquired by the British crown until 1684. Capital: Hamilton. Pop: 69 467 (2013 est). Area: 53 sq km (20 sq miles)

Note: Bermuda is a popular resort.

Note: A group of colonists on their way to Virginia in 1609 were shipwrecked in Bermuda; William Shakespeare based his play The Tempest on this incident.


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