a borough of Greater London on the River Thames: established in 1965 by the amalgamation of Fulham and Hammersmith. Pop: 174 200 (2003 est). Area: 16 sq km (6 sq miles)
[ham-er-stahyn] /ˈhæm ərˌstaɪn/ noun 1. Oscar, 1847?–1919, U.S. theatrical manager, born in Germany. 2. his grandson, Oscar II, 1895–1960, U.S. lyricist and librettist.
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/ˈhæməˌstaɪn/ noun 1. Oscar. 1895–1960, US librettist and songwriter: collaborated with the composer Richard Rodgers in musicals such as South Pacific (1949) and The Sound of Music (1959)
[ham-er-stohn] /ˈhæm ərˌstoʊn/ noun, Archaeology. 1. an ancient stone tool used as a hammer, as for chipping flint, processing food, or breaking up bones. /ˈhæməˌstəʊn/ noun 1. a stone used as a hammer in the production of tools during the Acheulian period hammerstone (hām’ər-stōn’) A hand-held stone or cobble used by hominids perhaps as early […]
noun, Track. 1. a field event in which the hammer is thrown for distance.