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Calvert

[kal-vert] /ˈkæl vərt/
noun
1.
Charles (3rd Baron Baltimore) 1637–1715, English colonial administrator in America: governor (1661–75) and proprietor (1675–89) of Maryland (grandson of George Calvert).
2.
Sir George (1st Baron Baltimore) c1580–1632, British statesman: founder of the colony of Maryland.
3.
his son, Leonard, 1606–47, first colonial governor of Maryland 1634–47.
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  • The perpendicular height of the Tower above the primary rock is not 15 feet, as Mr. Calvert says, but exactly 20 feet.

    Troy and its Remains Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann
  • Oh,” said Calvert, with a peculiar smile, “you only know his work!

    A Young Man in a Hurry Robert W. Chambers
  • He stopped on a small bridge crossing Calvert's Creek, wiped the blood carefully from his hands with a green silk handkerchief.

    Strange Alliance Bryce Walton
  • “This is considerably more than I bargained for,” growled Calvert.

    Lorimer of the Northwest Harold Bindloss
  • He did not return to Calvert House; not because he remembered the girl's advice and was acting upon it.

    Garrison's Finish W. B. M. Ferguson
British Dictionary definitions for Calvert

Calvert

/ˈkælvət/
noun
1.
Sir George, 1st Baron Baltimore. ?1580–1632, English statesman; founder of the colony of Maryland
2.
his son, Leonard. 1606–47, English statesman; first colonial governor of Maryland (1634–47)
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