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Kirkpatrick

[kurk-pa-trik] /kɜrkˈpæ trɪk/
noun
1.
Jeane (Jordan)
[jeen] /dʒin/ (Show IPA),
1926–2006, U.S. diplomat: ambassador to the U.N. 1981–85.
2.
Mount, a mountain in Antarctica, near Ross Ice Shelf. About 14,855 feet (4528 meters).
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  • In India Dr. Kirkpatrick has used it as a lotion in impetigo.

  • "It is mine," said Mrs. Kirkpatrick, in a plaintive tone of reproach.

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    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • She had better leave them for Mrs. Kirkpatrick to find out for herself.

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  • "Perhaps she never heard of it," suggested Mrs. Kirkpatrick.

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    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • If Mr. Kirkpatrick had but taken care of that cough of his; but he was so obstinate!

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    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
British Dictionary definitions for Kirkpatrick

Kirkpatrick

/kɜːkˈpætrɪk/
noun
1.
Mount Kirkpatrick, a mountain in Antarctica, in S Victoria Land in the Queen Alexandra Range. Height: 4528 m (14 856 ft)
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