- John Hays [heyz] /heɪz/, 1855–1936, U.S. engineer.
- a city in NW Indiana, near Chicago.
- a city in SE Louisiana.
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Examples from the Web for hammond
“Nobody wants to stand in the way of people having families,” says Hammond.Want Blue Eyes With That Baby?: The Strange New World of Human Reproduction
November 24, 2014
That continued until March 2012, when the FBI arrested Hammond along with four others.
Monsegur appeared to have urged Hammond to hack the websites of several foreign governments.
Hammond was sentenced in the same Manhattan courthouse by the very same judge to 10 years in prison.
The principal, Dawn Hochsprung, and Hammond had stepped outside.Newtown's Heartbreaking Final Report
December 28, 2013
Mr. Hammond said it reminded him some of Laviny Marthy's hair.
Mr. Hammond came in late, but I fed him up and he's gone to bed.
"Thank goodness for a good many things," said Mr. Hammond, devoutly.
When Mr. Hammond did come down to breakfast his manner was that of a martyr.
"I suppose you're thinkin' about that brother of yours," suggested Mr. Hammond.
- a city in NW Indiana, adjacent to Chicago. Pop: 80 547 (2003 est)
- Dame Joan. 1912–96, Australian operatic singer, born in New Zealand
- Walter Reginald, known as Wally. 1903–65, English cricketer. An all-rounder, he played for England 85 times between 1928 and 1946
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Word Origin and History for hammond
type of electric organ favored by 1960s rock bands, trademark name (1935), invented 1929 by U.S. inventor and clockmaker Laurens Hammond (1895-1973).
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