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[ham-uh nd] /ˈhæm ənd/
John Hays
[heyz] /heɪz/ (Show IPA),
1855–1936, U.S. engineer.
a city in NW Indiana, near Chicago.
a city in SE Louisiana. Unabridged
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  • Mrs. Hammond, I heard a gentleman inquiring anxiously for you just now!

    Husks Marion Harland
  • But I never heard of anybody being so nice as Mr. Hammond was.

    The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson Nellie van De Grift Sanchez
  • Narkom, Hammond, and Petrie were at his side before he had finished speaking.

    The Riddle of the Night Thomas W. Hanshew
  • Hammond and I found it cold and stiff one morning in the bed.

    A Stable for Nightmares J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  • The clerk declared that his dismissal was highly probable; but Mr. Hammond was inexorable.

    Recollections of a Policeman William Russell (aka Thomas Waters)
British Dictionary definitions for 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).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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