alexander, 1889–1972, u.s. orchestra conductor, born in russia.
anastasio [ah-nahs-tah-syaw] /ˌɑ nɑsˈtɑ syɔ/ (show ipa), (anastasio somoza garcía) 1896–1956, nicaraguan political leader: president 1937–47, 1950–56 (father of anastasio and luis somoza debayle). contemporary examples it was regarded as so deeply onerous that the dictator anastasio “tachito” somoza abolished it in 1970. china’s nicaragua c-n-l could spark a new central america revolution nina lakhani […]
- Ailing song
ailing [ahy-ling] /ˈaɪˈlɪŋ/ (show ipa), . qingling [ching-ling] /ˈtʃɪŋˈlɪŋ/ (show ipa), . meiling [mey-ling] /ˈmeɪˈlɪŋ/ (show ipa), . ziwen [zœ-wuhn] /ˈzœˈwʌn/ (show ipa), . . noun a piece of music, usually employing a verbal text, composed for the voice, esp one intended for performance by a soloist the whole repertory of such pieces (as modifier): […]
charles jones, 1866–1918, chinese merchant (father of ai-ling, ch’ing-ling, mei-ling, and tse-ven soong). ai-ling [ahy-ling] /ˈaɪˈlɪŋ/ (show ipa), 1888–1973, wife of h. h. kung. ching-ling or ch’ing-ling [ching-ling] /ˈtʃɪŋˈlɪŋ/ (show ipa), 1892–1981, widow of sun yat-sen. mei-ling or mayling [mey-ling] /ˈmeɪˈlɪŋ/ (show ipa), (madame chiang kai-shek) 1897–2003, wife of chiang kai-shek. tse-ven or tzu-wen [tsoo […]
- Albert speer
albert [al-bert;; german ahl-bert] /ˈæl bərt;; german ˈɑl bɛrt/ (show ipa), 1905–81, german n-z- leader: appointed by hitler as official n-z- architect.
alfred, 1817–75, english painter and sculptor. george (cooper) 1905–75, u.s. film director. john c-x [koks] /kɒks/ (show ipa), 1749–1838, and his son robert livingston, 1787–1856, u.s. engineers and inventors. john paul, born 1920, u.s. jurist: -ssociate justice of the u.s. supreme court 1975–2010. nettie marie [net-ee] /ˈnɛt i/ (show ipa), 1861–1912, u.s. cytogeneticist. thaddeus, 1792–1868, […]