[fin-ley, -lee, fin-lahy for 1; fin-lee for 2]
- Car·los Juan [kahr-lohs wahn] /ˈkɑr loʊs wɑn/, 1833–1915, U.S. physician, born in Cuba: first to suggest mosquito as carrier of yellow fever.
- a river in N British Columbia, Canada, flowing SE to join the Parsnip River in forming the Peace River. 250 miles (402 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for finlay
The asking price was $550,000, and Finlay says he got nearly that from a New York collector.Re-Framing the Art Market
Judith H. Dobrzynski
February 23, 2009
With Dr. Finlay I had had a home but only money enough to clothe me decently.An Orkney Maid
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
At breakfast the next morning James Hope spoke again about Finlay.
For Finlay had no thought that he was distrusted, discovered, tracked.
But I am going to trust you fully, and tell you why we are going to Finlay's house to-day.
If Finlay was pretending to be terrified he acted marvellously well.
- Carlos Juan (ˈkarlos xwan). 1833–1915, Cuban physician: discovered that the mosquito was the vector of yellow fever
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