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Dickinson

[dik-in-suh n] /ˈdɪk ɪn sən/
noun
1.
Edwin (Walter) 1891–1978, U.S. landscape and still-life painter.
2.
Emily (Elizabeth) 1830–86, U.S. poet.
3.
John, 1732–1808, U.S. statesman and publicist.
4.
a town in W North Dakota.
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  • He saw Hickey, first up for the Dickinson, get a base on balls—four wide ones in succession.

    The Eternal Boy Owen Johnson
  • But Dickinson, which unquestionably had the better route, lacked a Marquis.

  • Dickinson recognized the vagueness of the constitutional relations of the colonies to the mother country.

    The Colonization of North America Herbert Eugene Bolton
  • The dream was perfect, and everybody (except the Dickinson Press) was happy.

  • The railroad counsel retorted that it had been as much Dickinson's fault as his.

    A Far Country, Complete Winston Churchill
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Dickinson

/ˈdɪkɪnsən/
noun
1.
Emily. 1830–86, US poet, noted for her short mostly unrhymed mystical lyrics
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