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[kal-vert] /ˈkæl vərt/
Charles (3rd Baron Baltimore) 1637–1715, English colonial administrator in America: governor (1661–75) and proprietor (1675–89) of Maryland (grandson of George Calvert).
Sir George (1st Baron Baltimore) c1580–1632, British statesman: founder of the colony of Maryland.
his son, Leonard, 1606–47, first colonial governor of Maryland 1634–47. Unabridged
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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


Sir George, 1st Baron Baltimore. ?1580–1632, English statesman; founder of the colony of Maryland
his son, Leonard. 1606–47, English statesman; first colonial governor of Maryland (1634–47)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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