- Elbert Henry,1846–1927, U.S. financier and lawyer.
- a port in NW Indiana, on Lake Michigan.
- a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “spear bearer.”
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Examples from the Web for gary
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Your After Earth writer Gary Whitta is writing Gareth Edwards stand alone Star Wars film.Shocking New Reveals From Sony Hack: J. Law, Pitt, Clooney, and Star Wars
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Gary Gallagher writes about the Union and Confederate armies.What Lincoln Could Teach Fox News
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Gary has been broken for a while, and it looks like much of it has been left to rot.
Newspaper clippings, many of them with pictures of the owner, a former Gary firefighter, are everywhere.
Of course I want it, somewhat more than Gary does, I promise you.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume II.
Charles James Lever
At Gary, Indiana, he met a gentleman who said he had been mayor of Gary for seven years.Negro Migration during the War
Emmett J. Scott
By the twenty-third of January, 1821, Gary and his church were ready to sail.
Aunt Gary is very good; and I like the whip very much, Preston.
"We did not see you at the hop the other night, Mr. Gary," Mrs. Sandford remarked.
- a port in NW Indiana, on Lake Michigan: a major world steel producer. Pop: 99 961 (2003 est)
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Word Origin and History for gary
masc. proper name, also a surname, from Norman form of Old Norse geiri, Old Danish geri "spear" (see gar).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper