- Sir John William,1820–99, Canadian geologist and educator.
- William Levi,1899–1990, U.S. composer and conductor.
- a town in NW Canada, at the confluence of the Yukon and Klondike rivers: former capital of the Yukon Territory.
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Examples from the Web for dawson
Joey was strong, resourceful, plucky, goofy, and vulnerable—and, of course, you hoped she would pick Pacey over Dawson.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?
October 30, 2014
Mass shootings are also not unprecedented, having happened at Ecole Polytechnique in 1989 and at Dawson College in 2006.Terrorist Ends Canada’s Innocence
October 22, 2014
Instead, LaFrieda, Hanna-Korpi, and Dawson all see a general back-to-basics approach from hereon in.Have We Reached ‘Peak Burger’? The Crazy Fetishization of Our Most Basic Comfort Food
July 31, 2014
From the streets to the minor details, Dawson City and the Klondike were able to truly come to life.Game of Gold Rush
January 2, 2014
But there are certain consistent features of these stories, said Dawson.Why Do People Believe in Scientology and Other Fringe Religions?
July 7, 2012
When the steamboat arrived at Dawson, White Fang went ashore.White Fang
In the first place, I am sure there is nothing of the kind in the case of Dawson.
But those who watched Dawson saw that a change had come over him.
He no longer argued with Captain Dawson, for it was useless.
“And it might be well to take them,” suggested Captain Dawson.
- a town in NW Canada, in the Yukon on the Yukon River: a boom town during the Klondike gold rush (at its height in 1899). Pop: 1251 (2001)
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